“Body Pump” is out via Mad Decent
Aluna of British duo AlunaGeorge is stepping out with her first solo single, “Body Pump.” The singer-songwriter just inked a deal with Mad Decent and has confirmed a solo debut album is on the horizon. One thing’s for sure, Aluna’s fixed on making us dance, and her first song back is setting her new solo path ablaze.
On taking a significant step toward her solo career, Aluna shares, “having enjoyed being the main ingredient to many successful dance records, I started wanting to create the whole dish. In the past when performing on the stages of my white male peers, I always felt like a visitor being one of the few Black women I could see, so it never fully occurred to me to claim dance music as my music, as an artist, even though it was at the heart of my connection to music.” With “Body Pump,” Aluna is certainly digging her stake.
Aluna’s first solo song arrives following the birth of her first child. The upcoming record was already in the process when she became pregnant, during which she found new motivation to continue her drive to create new music. “Body Pump” follows recent collaborations with Far East Movement, Kito, and an illustrious career as a member of renowned duo AlunaGeorge.