Muna’s “Silk Chiffon” is here and queer and wonderful

Muna’s “Silk Chiffon” is here and queer and wonderful

American digital pop band Muna, a trio consisting of members Josette Maskin and Naomi McPherson on guitars and Katie Gavin on synth bass and vocals, have teamed up with indie rock musician Phoebe Bridgers for his or her newest single “Silk Chiffon”. The music that includes Bridgers, who lately signed the band to her label Saddest Manufacturing unit Information, is bound to make an affect with dwell audiences from the Midwest to the Northeast because the band joins their label proprietor on tour all through September. The band will then be part of Kacey Musgraves on tour subsequent yr. 

Described by members of Muna as “a music for youths to have their first homosexual kiss to”, “Silk Chiffon” dives into queer romance vibes with the opening lyrics “Solar down and I’m feeling lifted. Downtown, cherry lipstick” and thrills all through with an addictive refrain ringing “Silk chiffon. That’s the way it feels, oh, when she’s on me.” 

The band, who constructed their following with charming and arduous hitting songs that tackle problems with sexuality and gender from a queer centered perspective, appears to be having fun with this chance to carry a relatively lighthearted strategy to their newest single. They acknowledged the distinction in a current Rolling Stone interview saying, “We regularly write such darkish music, so it felt actually thrilling to discover a light-weight and colourful world.” 

The accompanying music video directed by Canadian author/director Ally Pankiw, whose credit embody Hulu’s “Shrill” and the beloved CBC hit “Schitt’s Creek”, drew inspiration from the satirical romantic comedy However I’m A Cheerleader a few lesbian cheerleader whose dad and mom ship her to conversion remedy. The evening earlier than the discharge, the band instructed social media followers watch the 1999 cult traditional for context however you’re positive to benefit from the music and video both means.  

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