MIA leaks new song 'Attention' - listen

It is not yet known if the track will feature on her new album 'Matangi'

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: MIA

A brand new MIA track, called 'Attention', has leaked online.

According to Popbitch, MIA leaked the song herself, after emailing it to a fan. The track was originally posted on YouTube, but has now been removed.

It is not known if the song will feature on her forthcoming new album 'Matangi'.

Speaking last month at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the singer and rapper explained that the title of her next album refers to her own birth name, Mathangi, and also a Hindu wisdom goddess.

MIA told the audience that she was about to go to India "to add more stuff" to the album and added of the record: "It's not 'I want to be trendy'. I just want to make music that makes sense."

Earlier this year MIA described her next album as sounding like Paul Simon "on acid". The singer made the comment on Twitter, after telling fans she would answer questions about the follow-up to 2010's 'Maya'.

When asked how many tracks would feature on the new album, she said: "It's still in the making - could be five it could be 15 depends on what sounds good in my bro's car."

She added that there would be no collaborations on the record and went on to tweet one of her favourite lyrics on the record: "Truth is like a rotten tooth u gotta spit it out!!!"

Read More On This Artist

More News
Prides reveal new song 'Out Of The Blue' – watch
Radiohead's Thom Yorke teases fans with image of mysterious white vinyl
Former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way announces UK tour
Today's new album releases: Alt-J, Aphex Twin and more
Members of Arcade Fire, The Strokes and Bon Iver cover Phil Collins and White Stripes – watch
Gwar's Jizmak Da Gusha: 'I was going to kill Dave Grohl until he said something nice...
Statue of Eleanor Rigby made from more than £1m in used banknotes on display in Liverpool
The Script score third Official Albums Chart Number One with 'No Sound Without Silence'
Jake Bugg: 'Manufactured pop bands don't have any soul'
Lauryn Hill's London comeback show subject to harsh Twitter criticism
Tatu's Lena Katina responds to bandmate's homophobia: 'People should be free to...
Producer Tony Visconti says he was misquoted over 'new David Bowie album' comment
La Roux: 'I've never made any money from record sales'
Kendrick Lamar downplays guest appearances on new album
Jamie T: 'Damon Albarn told me to write from the heart'
Stevie Nicks unveils title track from '24 Karat Gold: Songs From The Vault' - listen
Kanye West shares photos from his community service fashion class
Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith cover The Rolling Stones - watch
Foo Fighters announce January 2015 live dates
Johnny Flynn stars in new trailer for Channel 4 sitcom 'Scrotal Recall' - watch
Bishop Nehru and Doom preview NehruvianDOOM album with new track 'Caskets' – listen
Matt Bellamy hints at World War 3 theme and guitar solos for new Muse album

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today