Following her recent beguiling release ‘Sugar Plum’, Rousseau continues her unfiltered, engrossing look at human relationships with her new track ‘Familiar’. Again, excitingly, there are thick layers of thrillingly good alt-pop here arranged over the kind of punchy, insightful lyrics that have seen Rousseau become an emerging name across the tastemaker spectrum. Listen here
The second release from her upcoming debut EP “hello, i know you’re busy”, ‘Familiar’ again recalls conscious, complex artists like Banks, Lykke Li, and Fiona Apple; again she offers a polished, whip-smart slice of confessional dark pop.
Speaking on the track, Rousseau states: “It’s about having an instant connection with a stranger, or someone you’ve just met; the excitement, the curiosity, the nervousness. It’s like there’s something hanging there in the space between you, like a spider web of shared memories, almost tangible but just out of sight. Or maybe it’s an invisible mirror…”