Poppy announces debut EP with Republic Records

Song is from forthcoming EP

After emerging as one of the most quietly disruptive forces in culture, GRAMMY Award-nominated alternative insurgent Poppy will unleash her new Stagger EP on October 14th. It notably marks her debut for LAVA Records/Republic Records.

She comes out of the gate swinging with the new single “FYB.” Powered by a thrash-and-burn punk riff, a barrage of distortion grinds up against her insidiously melodic delivery. It cycles through a hypnotic hook as she repeats, “Fuck the world, it’ll just fuck you back.” A fittingly captivating visual accompanies the track. In the clip, Poppy walks on a spinning animated globe under the glow of lively hand-drawn planets.

“FYB” stands out as something of a clarion call for the multi-faceted maverick as it sets the stage for a whole lot more to come this year and in 2023.

Next up, she supports The Smashing Pumpkins and Jane’s Addiction on one of the fall’s hottest alternative rock tours, beginning October 2nd through November 19th. She also joins the When We Were Young Festivals in Las Vegas, NV October 22-23 and October 29th. Finally, she launches the Never Find My Place Headline Tour across the UK and Europe November 26th through December 21st.

Buddy Iahn
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