Check out ‘2002’, the new single from Anne-Marie

It's a welcome slice of retro pop

Anne-Marie has released new single ‘2002’, and it’s a slice of upbeat pop that harks back to the eponymous year.

The track is taken from her forthcoming debut, and anchored around a chorus that sees her referencing some of the era’s biggest hits.

“Better hit me, baby, one more time. Paint a picture for you and me”, she sings on the track.

“Of the days when we were young. Singing at the top of both our lungs.”

Listen to the track in full below.

2002

2002, a song by Anne-Marie on Spotify

Speaking to NME last year, Anne Marie also opened up on how her album was inspired by “heartbreak”.

“When I’m happy and in a good mood, I just search for other things that maybe connect to me on another level,” she told NME.

“I talk to my friends and see how they’re feeling – see what’s going on in their lives. I search YouTube and look for speeches by activists. I’ve got a lot of songs on my album about what’s going on in the world, and how it is growing up as a female.

“Sometimes you can’t necessarily say [these things] in a single on the radio, but, this is the importance of an album – the fact that you can just have other vibes and different subjects. That’s the beauty of it.”