Q&A Scene: BOO SEEKA

Tell us about your new single Tripwire?

If I’m being honest, I’m not the best at opening up, so Tripwire was a big step for me. Being able to express how I was feeling and wear my heart on my sleeve is a big step forward as a writer, and human. This song was such a great lesson in production as well – we tried to turn Tripwire into an electronic track, but in the end, nothing came close to the sound of the stripped-back version. It was such a great reminder to treat each song on its own merits and to do what feels right.

What’s your favourite work of yours at this point in time?

I honestly think the next single we are about to bring out is my favourite. I usually hate listening to my own songs, but can’t seem to stop hitting the repeat button on this one. It’s got summer festival vibes written all over it, and given the last 18 months we’ve all had, I really can’t wait to play this in front of a happy, Summer festival crowd! Let’s gooooo.

This is a fresh new sound from Boo Seeka, is this something you’ll be exploring further in the future?

As I said above, recording Tripwire & the whole album was a great reminder to treat every song on it’s own accord, and not try and force it into a “sound”. I am so proud of how diverse this album is. To be honest, I hope people chuck it on and think they’ve just pressed shuffle on a playlist.

Tell us a quick, on the road or studio, anecdote.

Pinot Noir…

What, or who, inspires you?

Uncertain and uncomfortable positions have been doing me pretty well at the moment. If I look back at my musical journey, anything and anyone inspires me at any particular time. Always keeping an open mind and ready to grab onto anything that inspires me is key in my creative process.

Which song do you wish you wrote?

Hmmmm hard question, there’s a lot of absolute tunes out there.

I’m going to go with “Here Comes the Sun” by the Beetles. Honestly…. How bloody good is that track?!

What’s next for you?

20twentyBOO!!! An album on the way, and plenty of collaborations coming next year. This matched with the world opening up (fingers crossed), it’s going to be a massive year of releasing & playing music.

What’s your scene?

Quiet wine bar, with great food and good conversation. Can’t get much better than that.

BOO SEEKA ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO TRIPWIRE + NATIONAL TOUR