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Softee shares shimmering disco track ‘Red Light Green Light’

Softee (the stage name of actress and rising DIY pop creator Nina Grollman, she/they) drops ‘Red Light Green Light’ via City Slang Records. The track gives a taste of the innovative pop wonder’s forthcoming debut album and proof as to why she is one of the indie world’s most exciting new technicolor voices. 
Soulful and otherworldly, with a disco shimmer meant to raise your dopamine levels and lyrics that call out elitism and nepotism in modern society, ‘Red Light Green Light’ is a prime example of the duality of Softee’s music.
“The birth of this song actually came from a beat that a friend Namir Blade made that sampled a moment in Squid Game. I loved the show so much and the beat was so intoxicating, I wanted to do something with it. I wrote most of the lyrics as a response to Squid Game,” said Softee. “The song is a tirade against nepotism and elitist thinking. What makes me so different from someone who has a trust fund other than their proximity to wealth? These questions swirl around in the song, but subversively, because it’s so danceable I don’t think you really hear the lyrics unless you’re paying close attention. That is my favorite kind of pop music– the kind where you have to look up the lyrics and it gives the song a whole new meaning.”

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