In this darkest of timelines, dodie is back to remind us it’s okay to be grey.
By: Abigail Firth.
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Despite all the delicate and ethereal moments on her debut album, dodie wants you to know she is no angel. On ‘Build A Problem’, she unpacks every aspect of her life, pulling back the curtain to reveal the darker parts of her that’d previously been polished and sanitised before airing them online.
“I’m looking forward to releasing this and hopefully bringing a little more grey into everyone’s vision of me,” says dodie, “because I am a human being, I’ve said it so many times. My last record was called ‘Human’. But what does it really mean to be human?”
She’s chatting to us from her studio flat in London, a place she hasn’t actually been all year because she’s been combatting her loneliness by living with a friend down the road. “I actually still am lonely though just because the pandemic creates a lot of loneliness,” she adds. “I feel like the world all moves as one in terms of moods.”
It’s a particularly gloomy day on both ends of the call – snowing on our …