CMU Approved

Approved: Noga Erez

By | Published on Tuesday 8 November 2016

Noga Erez

New City Slang signing Noga Erez has released her politically-charged debut single.

Reminiscent in sound of ’36-26-36′ era Femme En Forrure, the slow-paced, sparse industrial track tackles, Erez says, the realisation that “you can’t live without the government that ensures your basic needs, but at the same time takes your money, keeps you in the dark about the real, important matters that affect your life directly, while drowning you in manipulative media, ignorance and bureaucracy”.

The track comes accompanied by a similarly dark video by Zhang + Knight. Erez says of the finished product: “We wanted to make a video that showed everything associated with violence and corruption coupled with a soft, sweet visualisation. The idea of using the colour pink to soften the disturbing images was inspired by photography works from Richard Mosse’s ‘Infra’ series, and images from the 2011 Kampala riots in Uganda where protestors were sprayed with pink paint”.

You can catch Noga Erez live in London at XOYO on 23 Nov and then at Paper Dress on 24 Nov.

Watch the video for ‘Dance While You Shoot’ here:

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