NEW MUSIC: BLU DE TIGER | HOT CRUSH LOVER + VIDEO PREMIERE
Singer-songwriter Blu DeTiger unveils her irresistible new single “Hot Crush Lover.” A Dill Kindrick-directed music video accompanies the pop anthem arrives, packed with childhood nostalgia and carefree cool. Pastel pop and bodega candy serve as the backdrop for Blu’s surprisingly slimy performance. “Hot Crush Lover,” her first single since 2021’s “Blondes,” is produced by Grammy Award-winning producer John Hill and co-written by Lowell. Opening with an energetic scream, the record weaves her tight signature baseline through a glossy pop-landscape and undeniably catchy hooks. The three-minute cut “Hot Crush Lover’ is about letting go and opening yourself up to the possibility of meeting someone else. It’s about snapping out of how you’re feeling, gaining some confidence, and learning to have fun and live your life uninhibited,” Blue says. She continues, “The video is meant to reflect this feeling. It’s wild, colourful, fun, to the point where eventually I’m dripping in slime.” This spring, DeTiger is scheduled to play several live performances across the US and Europe, including stops at major music festivals such as Bonnaroo, Great Escape, and Governor’s Ball. DeTiger released her debut single, "In My Head," on January 23, 2019. The Knocks produced it, and she subsequently toured with them. She went viral by playing bass on TikTok during the COVID-19 lockdowns, covering songs by artists like Prince, Janet Jackson, Russ, and Megan Thee Stallion.