Top alt-popster Baby Queen has shared a brand new track, ‘Wannabe’.
The first new material from Bella Lathum since the release of her debut mixtape ‘The Yearbook’ earlier this year, she explains: “It’s a song I wrote about the way other people have perceived me throughout my life. I feel like I’ve always had something to prove to other people and I’ve always been trying to fit into an ideal of who I should be and how I should behave. That changed when I became Baby Queen. I found a place I belonged and people who fully accepted me for who I am.
“By the standards of the people I grew up with, or used to try so hard be friends with, I might be weird or crazy or “the girl who kisses other girls” or a total wannabe, but by the standards of my people, I am great just the way I am. The song is an invitation to accept yourself and embrace the labels that are given to you by small minded, boring people. If this is what it means to be a loser, then I hope I’ll be a loser for the rest of my life.”
The news comes alongside a new batch of live dates for 2022, which include a London show at Camden’s Electric Ballroom. Tickets go on sale via fan pre-order today, with a general sale starting on Friday, 12th November.
The dates read:
19 Brighton Patterns
20 Manchester Deaf Institute
21 Leeds Brudenell Social Club
23 Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut
24 Newcastle The Cluny
27 London Electric Ballroom