Beabadoobee has announced her debut album ‘Fake It Flowers’.
Having signalled new material in a behind-the-scenes studio video last week, Bea’s debut full-length effort was announced this evening (July 14) alongside its first single ‘Care’.
“This song has end of 90s movie vibes, like you’re driving down a highway,” Beabadoobee explained. “It is pretty much me being angry at society, or people around me who I just don’t think know me and don’t care. I don’t want you to feel fucking sorry for me. I just want you to understand what I’ve been through.
“I never expected to be making the first video from my album during a pandemic! I was so lucky to be locked down with the bedroom guys, it feels like its turned out as one of the most personal, real videos I’ve made. I’m so excited to share it!”
Reviewing the track, NME wrote: “As thrilling as it is vulnerable, ‘Care’ deserves a bright and long future as a staple for the arena-swelling crowds that will inevitably continue to greet her, post-pandemic. It is thrilling to envision the heights Bea is destined to reach.”
In last week’s video announcement, Beabadoobee said that ‘Fake It Flowers’ contained some of her “favourite songs I’ve ever written”, adding that she “can’t wait” for people to hear the finished product.
A release date is yet to be confirmed.
Meanwhile, Beabadoobee has been added to the growing line-up for Primavera Sound Festival 2021. The Barcelona event will take place between June 2-6, 2021, having been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus crisis.