MARCI (of TOPS) shares sultry debut solo single ‘Entertainment’ – Music News

Marci – the task of TOPS’ Marta Cikojevic – shares her debut solo single, Entertainment, out now on Arbutus Records.

Made and recorded with her TOPS bandmate David Carriere, ‘Entertainment’ is a music about flirting with fantasy, and the cat and mouse video game of lust. It makes use of an irresistibly ‘80s-tinged mix of synth arpeggios and easy saxophone runs to emphasise the song’s inherent feeling of sensuality.

Talking of the track, Marci says, “A good pop song is like a great buddy: an intimate confidante, a shoulder to cry on, and a spouse in crime when you are prepared to get dolled up and dance the suffering away below the disco ball (or in entrance of your bed room mirror)”. That is what you’ll find on ‘Entertainment’, the debut one from Marci of Montreal comfortable-rock team TOPS, who methods out on her have in self-certain model.

She proceeds, “Lyrically, inspiration was felt in the summer months air, seeking to flirt with the earth and come to feel the enjoyment of by yourself and some others at a time when we could not be close to 1 one more. Musically, inspiration arrived from hearing the drum just take from a scrapped Marci song and seeking to produce anything new with them. Which fits the lyrical theme – chasing excitement, and flirting with the feeling of a little something new.”

The confidence of Marci’s debut solitary belies the actuality that she has never ever formally published music before, however she’s been a college student of melody considering the fact that her childhood in rural Ontario. She would sing along to the radio pop divas du jour, complete in the church choir, and participate in piano recitals.

The center youngster of 5 sisters, Marci describes herself as a shy singer at residence, who would instead look for out top secret spots – the forest driving her residence or a damaged down van on their residence had been favourites – to follow her singing and record the songs she would make up herself into a handheld recorder. She was inspired to do so by her grandfather, a refugee from the former Yugoslavia, who would sing and report equally initial tunes and classic Croatian folks songs on a cassette dictation machine.

Marci will kick off her debut solo North American tour this Autumn, commencing in Montreal on 8th Oct. Forward of that, she will be touring Europe with TOPS, like a date at London’s iconic Village Underground on 1st June.

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