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Emo-pop artist daine shares new single and video, IDC

daine 'explores the fantasy of proving those who ridiculed her for expressing herself wrong' in new single / video, IDC.

Emo-pop artist daine shares new single and video, IDC
Words:
Emily Carter

Ahead of her debut mixtape in 2022, daine has shared a new genre-bending, emo-tinged single, IDC.

The track hears the Melbourne artist exploring 'the fantasy of proving those who ridiculed her for expressing herself wrong', according to a press release, with lyrics like, 'I remember when they called me ugly / Now I’m sitting front row at the runway.'

IDC follows her single with Bring Me The Horizon's Oli Sykes earlier this year, SALT. The frontman – who has been busy working with plenty of artists lately – called it his "fave collab so far".

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When SALT was released, daine revealed to AltPress that her sound and influences didn't necessarily reflect each other: "I think, outwardly, my influences don’t make the most sense because I basically make pop music. But my early adolescence definitely felt like the golden years for how closely I connected with music. I loved all the Run For Cover bands, Jack Senff’s projects, David Bazan’s projects… I could make a big chart.

"But I think the only testament to my influence actually translating to my current music is the fact that multiple of my idols have hit me up to work. They sense that I was an emo kid somehow. And my music has been surprisingly well received by hardcore kids. Makes me happy."

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