Annie & Bjarne Melgaard’s “Russian Kiss”: Listen To A Preview Of The Richard X-Produced Song

Robbie Daw | February 4, 2014 7:59 am

A million years ago (so…in January), Annie teased on Facebook that a new collaboration with her longtime musical partner, the brilliant pop maestro Richard X, was on the way. Seems we won’t have to wait much longer, as the single, “Russian Kiss,” will reportedly be released this Friday (February 7) on Annie’s Totally label. A protest song, the housey track is said by PopJustice to have been inspired by Russian President Putin’s much maligned anti-gay laws.

A press release notes that “Russian Kiss” will be accompanied by a short film, and features Norwegian painter Bjarne Melgaard in some form. Below you can hear a short clip of the song. Maybe that’s Bjarne moaning like a porn superstar toward the end?

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