CMU Approved

Approved: Elohim

By | Published on Thursday 1 February 2018


With a bulging catalogue of singles, a mini-album and a rapidly growing following behind her, singer-producer Elohim is set to release her debut album proper later this year. Kicking off her attack on 2018 is new single, ‘Fuck Your Money’.

“I grew up with very little money”, she says. “My parents put all of their focus on our wellbeing; learning the joy of music, feeding us organic food, and living a life full of love. We didn’t have the fancy cars, the nice houses or expensive possessions”.

“When my mom could feel my sadness as I discovered we were ‘different’ from other families, she’d remind me, ‘we are rich with love'”, Elohim goes on. “I didn’t fully grasp the incredible importance of those words until recently. Love has become my main focus in life and I now know how priceless it truly is”.

She continues: “A couple of months ago I drove past my childhood home and started singing ‘I got love, fuck your money’ out loud. It all came to me. I began to form the verses, chorus and instrumental melodies in the car. I got home, showered and couldn’t stop singing it”.

“I jumped out in the middle of my shower to make a voice note still covered in soap”, she adds. “When I finished my shower I drove straight to the studio to produce and finish the song. When your music and lyrics are coming from a deep genuine place they pour out of you like a faucet you can’t stop”.

Listen to ‘Fuck Your Money’ here:

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