My latest single, EF baby a throwback to 90s pop-dance-ridiculousness is OUT NOW to stream, download and add to playlists on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Google Play and Amazon Music + all other good music stores!

EF baby?

What the F is EF baby?!

EF baby is a legit based on a Whatsapp group chat that I am part of which was born from our weekend at the 2018 Electric Fields music festival at Drumlanrig Castle! “Write a song about our group chat!” someone said! So I did! And that someone is one of those braw folk in the photos on the artwork for the single!

I have been writing, recording and producing my first album for the past year which features a range of styles from pop, to house, to disco, to ambient, to alternative, to classical and everything in between: an eclectic mish-mash of sounds and styles that have influenced me across the years. I’ve released a few tracks this year to get into the swing of releasing music, but my album is my baby and I can’t wait to get it out there!

I’m a 90s kid at heart. I grew up in the age of Britpop, Rave and Spice. I loved, still love and always will love 90s pop music! I’ll take a slice of vintage cheddar pop any day.

For EF baby, I really wanted to go for an up tempo, dance pop sound in the vein of that unmistakable era of late 90s / early 2000s Europop. Vengaboys. Danski & Delmundo. Aqua. Alice Deejay. Eiffel 65. My not-so guilty pleasures!

I immediately knew that I wanted a track that would have a nonsensical chant, repetitive beats and a didgeridoo. I also wanted it to sound like the kinda track you’d hear on a waltzer while you’re spinning around trying not to throw your guts up over the carriage next to you.

YOLO and aw that.

After a few incarnations, versions, tweaks and all that music stuff, EF baby turned into a bouncy, housey, didgeridoo sounding, EF BABY spelling, dancey wee track that reeks of liquid gold on a waltzer at 3.30am after swigging gin from a plastic bottle, borrowed from a wee lamb who’s just tried to have a conversation in Sneaky Pete’s Disco Tent about how good the Abba Tent was after raving to Leftfield in the rain after having skipped back to the campsite to wish Emma a happy birthday with some balloons.

It makes sense to us in the EF baby group chat anyway.

And it sounds exactly as I wanted it to!

EF baby is available on all major music stores to stream, download or add to your own playlist!
If you wanna lave a listen just click here or on the buttons below to be taken to a Smart URL where you can choose to listen on your preferred music store!

If you’re a Spotify kinda person, why not give my playlist a wee follow! It’s got all the songs I’ve released to date and my next single, a cover version of Rhiannon by Fleetwood Mac which is gonna be out before the end of 2018, will magically appear in your saved playlist!

Til next time!

About johnmcblain

Scottish Musician, Artist and Lecturer in Music & Sound Production.

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