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Church & AP Announce Debut Album + Unveil Single 'Dandelion'

Church & AP Announce Debut Album + Unveil Single 'Dandelion'

Friday 31st May, 2019 11:26AM

Auckland hip hop duo Church & AP have shared ‘Dandelion’, the first track from their highly-anticipated debut album, amid a ubiquitous zip-lipped marketing campaign. The new collection was recorded at Auckland's Red Bull Music Studios, Church aka Elijah Manu reckons “The sound is unlike anything we’ve ever put out to the world - this is the start of something different”. With a title like ‘Dandelion’ and cover art of a dandelion wristwatch, is this a comment on the shared childhood memory of using dandelion seeds to tell the time? Hopefully. Is the track super catchy, with a sick distorted bassline? Absolutely. If you’re in Tāmaki Makaurau this weekend, you can catch the pair supporting Do Not Disturb at Sweatshop Brew Kitchen on Sunday 2nd June before they jet off to the UK. Get hyped for Church & AP's album (title to be revealed) due out later this year, and listen to ‘Dandelion’ below…

Church & AP’s track ‘Dandelion’ is out now via Kartel Music Group.

Press release:

Auckland teenage hip hip powerhouses Church & AP have already made an impression with their breakthrough single ‘Ready or Not’ hitting the three million mark on streaming services, as well as getting massive radio airplay, and selling out their summer tour. Just days before they head to London for their first international headline show, the rising stars of New Zealand hip hop share ‘Dandelion’.

The first track from a brand new body of work that's in the process of being recorded at Red Bull's Auckland Studio, ‘Dandelion’ demonstrates the duo’s versatility and development as artists, and sends message that fans can expect something new when their debut album drops later this year. 

Church says: "The sound is unlike anything we’ve ever put out to the world - this is the start of something different.”

‘Dandelion’ is out today on streaming services via Kartel Music Group.


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