Folly Rae announces that her new single Sniper is out today Friday 20th April 2018 on Black Butter (Zara Larsson, J Hus). Listen on Spotify now.
The London singer’s brand new offering is inspired by suspicions about an ex-lover, and shows off Folly Rae’s unmistakably unique vocal and lyrical talent as a songwriter. Sniper – as per the title- packs a sassy punch to set blood pumping and offers the perfect entrance into Summer for this BBC Introducing-championed singer, ready to empower females everywhere. The track follows up Folly Rae’s single ‘U’, which has racked up 2 million+ streams since its release in Summer 2016.
“Sniper was written about an ex I suspected of cheating and as a result, I got angry and wrote all the things I wanted to say to him”- Folly Rae
Black Butter– the tastemakers behind Zara Larsson and J Hus– snapped up Folly Rae in 2017 after she released her debut EP Money & Power which featured production from the likes of Nana Rogues (the genius behind Tinie Tempah’s Girls Like and Drake’s Passionfruit). Folly has since been supported by the likes of BBC Music Introducing on Radio 1 and 1Xtra, headlined the BBC Introducing stage at Glastonbury festival and won over Huw Stephens, DJ Target and Spotify’s Austin Daboh.
Folly Rae is half Norwegian and fell in love with music from an early age; surrounded by Motown or jazz records courtesy of her family’s record player and trained as a dancer from the age of five. Folly would often pen songs and perform them to her peers, but getting the confidence took a long time as many would say her voice was too unusual. Folly decided to follow her path as a singer and songwriter regardless, citing unique artists Joni Mitchell & Sia as inspiration along the way.