ERIKA DE CASIER Shares new single & video ‘Busy’ New album Sensational out May 21

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ERIKA DE CASIER Shares new single & video 'Busy' New album Sensational out May 21
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Today, Erika de Casier releases a new single ‘Busy’ and presents fierce CEO boardroom realness in its official video. Assuming her alter ego Bianka – a character who has featured in the visuals for previous singles ‘Polite’ and ‘Drama’ – on ‘Busy’, the Danish songwriter and producer is working hard and taking nothing for granted. Connect with Bianka on LinkedIn here.

‘Busy’ is the fourth single to be taken from de Casier’s second full-length studio album Sensational. Featuring the tracks ‘Polite’‘Drama’ and ‘No Butterflies, No Nothing’Sensational will be released on 21 May 2021 via 4AD / Remote Control Records.

Sensational expands the universe of de Casier’s 2019 self-released debut album Essentials. Where Essentials dealt more with the infatuation stages of love, Sensational has more of an attitude, aiming to dismantle the stereotype of single women looking for love, tackling relationship dramas and the toxicity of dating. It was a chance to rewrite scenarios in ways that empowered her, fantasising about what could’ve been. Essentials was co-produced by de Casier and is a breath of fresh air to anyone with a passion for music in all its genres, as much influenced by Aaliyah and Janet Jackson as house, garage and techno. With hushed, pillow-soft vocals and production that references turn-of-the-millenium sounds, de Casier’s sound surveys the past while looking to the future.

Born in Portugal to Belgian and Cape Verdean parents and raised in Denmark, Erika de Casier initially made her mark as an ally of the Regelbau collective (home to Danish house acts DJ Sports, C.K and Central) before writing, co-producing and releasing debut album, Essentials, through her own Independent Jeep label. Her take on 90s/00s R&B became a slow-burn success story and Essentials graced Best of 2019 lists at MixmagGorilla vs. BearFACTDummy, and Crack Magazine.

Sensational is released on 21 May 2021 with CD and vinyl formats following on 23 July.

Pre-order / pre-save Sensational:

Erika de Casier – ‘Busy’ (Official Slideshow)
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Erika de Casier – Sensational

1. Drama
2. Polite
3. Make My Day
4. All You Talk About
5. Insult Me
6. No Butterflies, No Nothing
7. Someone To Chill With
8. Acceptance (intermezzo)
9. Better Than That
10. Friendly
11. Secretly
12. Busy
13. Call Me Anytime

Erika de Casier – Sensational is out May 21
via 4AD / Remote Control Records
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