Tinashe’s “Flame” Sounds Like A Moody Electro-Anthem

Mike Wass | March 14, 2017 4:59 pm
Tinashe Unveils The Cover Of "Flame"
Tinashe unveils the cover of new single, "Flame," & shares the release date.

Tinashe shared a snippet of her new single on Instagram and “Flame” sounds like a moody electro-anthem. “Cold in the night when I hold you close,” she sings over a sparse, eerie beat. “Searching your eyes, but you’re gone like a ghost.” It doesn’t give too much away, but this would sound amazing with a demented drop like Marian Hill’s “Down” or Kiiara’s “Gold.” We’ll know soon enough how producers Stargate and BloodPop approached the song. Tee’s latest arrives on Friday (March 17).

The video also debuts that day. The 24-year-old shared two previews of the clip and it looks fairly solemn. In one snippet, she opens a matchbox. In another, she lights a candle at an alter of sorts. The song is apparently about the end of a relationship, which would make sense with this set-up. “Flame” is the first official single from Tinashe’s long-overdue sophomore LP, Joyride. Get a taste for the visual below.

Cold in the night when I hold you close. Searching your eyes, but you're gone like a ghost…. #FLAME 3/16

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#FLAME 3/16 🔥 Head to newmusic.tinashenow.com for more…

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