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ON ROTATION: Marina and the Diamonds – FROOT

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SUCH AN AUTUMN JAM.
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Pre-order “FROOT,” out in April 2015.

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REMIXED: Evian Christ Deconstructs Marina & The Diamonds

Marina & The Diamonds‘ new single “Primadonna” is out this week on iTunes UK, and you should buy it and support an amazing pop star already. Need more incentive? Marina’s team has put all the remixes up for streaming on her Soundcloud. The most blog-friendly of the bunch is by rising British producer Evian Christ. For what’s possibly his first official remix, he deconstructs a dance-pop track and builds it from scratch with vocal samples and loops.

STREAM: Marina and the Diamonds – Primadonna (Evian Christ Remix)

 

Stream other mixes by Benny Benassi, BURNS, and Riva Starr on Soundcloud.
Buy the remixes EP on iTunes UK.
Buy the single om iTunes US.
More on Marina.


NEW VIDEO: Marina & The Diamonds – Primadonna

British pop star Marina Diamandis and her diamonds premiered the new single and video “Primadonna” yesterday, and once again she’s in it to win it. The song is pure pop confection, with Marina’s distinctive deep voice and her lyrics about self-identity and ambitions adding some bite and character to an otherwise business-as-usual production by Dr. Luke. It really is just hook after hook, with a gorgeous, wistful chorus as well. She continues to add her own unique spin on the commercial chart-pop sound, and I actually like this better than “Radioactive”.
And of course, it helps that the Casper Balslev-directed video is nothing short of stunning, with Marina doing her own Cindy Sherman editorial thing. My favorite moment is probably the rather poignant car wash scene.

 

 

STREAM: Marina & The Diamonds – Primadonna

 

And here’s another cut from the new album, “Homewrecker”:
STREAM: Marina & The Diamonds – Homewrecker

 

“Primadonna” is out April 16, while the new album “Electra Heart” drops April 30 in the UK, and May 8 in the US.
Pre-order it.
Meanwhile, you can grab a free download of album track “Homewrecker” here.