FKA Twigs Deals With Heartache on Pensive New Song ‘Sad Day’
FKA Twigs is finally ready to deliver her anticipated sophomore album, MAGDELENE, this Friday via Young Turks. The experimental artist also let go of a final single on Monday (Nov. 4) to set the stage for the album with the pensive “sad day,” which marks the fourth cut to arrive prior to the long-awaited LP.
Twigs lightly sings through heartbreak, as bombastic 808s mimic explosives going off in a warzone to fill the chaotic background. “Would you make a, make a, make a wish on my love,” she sorrowfully repeats on the chorus.
“When I wrote my first album I was 23, and when I wrote my second album I was 30,” she told Billboard of her growth as a songwriter since her debut. “I think I’ve always been truthful, but I’ve been digging deeper for Magdalene; I knew I didn’t want to release any new music until I’d found the bottom of the well.”
The LP1 artist continues her North American tour Monday with a show in Seattle.
Listen to “sad day” below. MAGDELENE is out Friday.