Listen To Theias Halloween Single Freak

Annabel Kean / Photo Credit: Frances Carter / Friday 16th October, 2020 1:49PM


Aotearoa pop princess Theia (TE KAAHU) provides the perfect musical match to your all-pink, cyberglam get-up this Halloween with fresh track ‘Freak’. The new drop is booming and bass heavy, sending shock waves through "all us freaks in the world" and occupying a sweet spot somewhere between Billie Eilish and Charli XCX. Cackles and carnival samples injected into ‘Freak’ are enough to give you goosebumps, but ultimately the song channels a powerful fictional character named Evangeline, an idea inspired by biographical songs about women like Stevie Nicks’ ‘Rhiannon‘. Theia explains that ‘Freak’ "captures the grungy and sensual nature of strip clubs and the powerful women who inhabit them", and the soon-to-come visuals by 3D artist Escada Nula will explore sexuality further, with anime strippers transcending the male gaze and objectification. At only two minutes long, pop ‘Freak’ on loop for a proper kanikani…

THEIA · Freak

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