Regardless of what you’ve heard, the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over. KT Tunstall is right here to unfold slightly love – and never the virus – whereas elevating some cash for charity along with her new collab, ‘Wash Ya Fingers’
Although the USA is within the technique of reopening (with sure states, some public well being specialists have mentioned, doing so too quickly), the COVID-19 pandemic is nonetheless happening. Sure, hundreds are flocking to the streets to protest systemic racism and police brutality, but it surely’s not like coronavirus determined to take a break. For individuals who’ve forgotten that we have to take precautions, KT Tunstall has teamed up with 4-time UK beatboxing champion Grace Savage and producer The Freelance Hellraiser for “Wash Ya Fingers.”
Made on laptops whereas remoted below quarantine, “Wash Ya Fingers” sees KT give useful recommendation on how we are able to proceed the flatten the curve on the subject of coronavirus. This funky and fairly humorous tack additionally goals to boost cash for the Conflict Baby UK & WaterAid charities. All proceeds from the track’s sale will profit these organizations of their COVID-19 efforts.
“Lockdown has been unusual and difficult for all of us,” KT says in an announcement. “I haven’t discovered it simple to take a seat and make new music. Nonetheless, “Wash Ya Fingers” was a flash of inspiration to write down one thing enjoyable to bop to. The entire thing was achieved on our laptops in the course of the lockdown. The track is about how we transfer ahead from this example, while giving followers, mates, and households an opportunity to contain themselves in making the ultimate video – which I can’t wait to see come collectively!”
The corresponding lyric video additionally contains directions on how followers could be a part of this “KT Collaboration.” After followers buy the track, KT desires them to document themselves “dancing, enjoying, singing, dressing up, in your underwear, within the bathtub, WHATEVER YOU WANT’ alongside to a 20-section portion of the monitor. Followers can submit their movies and on June 26, the official music video might be launched.
KT is greatest identified Eye to the Telescope, the 2004 debut album that not solely launched her profession however made her a important and industrial famous person. The album earned her a nomination for the Mercury Music Prize, received her the Greatest British Feminine Artist on the 2006 Brit Awards. It additionally scored her a nomination for the Greatest Feminine Pop Vocal Efficiency Grammy Award with “Black Horse and the Cherry Tree.” Since then, KT has launched 5 extra albums, had her music featured on the whole lot from The Satan Wears Prada to Gray’s Anatomy to the 2008 presidential marketing campaign of Hillary Clinton. She was additionally in that viral movie star combat video all of your cool mates shared on-line. Not too long ago, she introduced that she’s engaged on the third and remaining album within the KIN trilogy. The 2 earlier installments – KIN and WAX – had been launched in 2016 and 2018.