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thecocknbullkid's style, it should be said, resides firmly on the dark side of pop. There's an almost Trojan quality to it -- Anita's ever-expanding repertoire is a subversive, sometimes sinister, and always-sublime mix of sex, death, ugliness, wit and depravity, found amidst the everyday, and pegged onto supremely inventive pop melodies. "I've always thought pop should never just be saccharine" she says, "It should be black and tortured too. There's no point otherwise."
Up until now, thecocknbullkid has been busy working up an arsenal of sonic ideas into fully fleshed out tracks. Her first EP, "Querelle", will be released on August 4, 2009 in North America on IAMSOUND Records.
This four-track release features production from all over the spectrum, ranging from Radioclit (The Very Best, Santigold, Bonde do Role) to Dave McCracken (Beyonce, Ian Brown of The Stone Roses). Amidst a flurry of UK critical acclaim, plus Urb, Nylon for Guys, SPIN, and the New York Post already joining the choir, this new EP is Anita Blay's official introduction to stateside audiences, anointing thecocknbullkid as an artist to watch worldwide.
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