VIDEO NEWS: Aiko Releases Video For New Single ‘Pedestal’

Photo Credit: Teki Shine

Aiko (pronounced eye-ko) has released a video for her new single Pedestal, taken from her upcoming sophomore album Fortune’s child.

“Pedestal was the first song where I allowed myself to truly express the emotions of anger and it was the song to kickstart the rock direction of the album,” she explains. “We worked on the song together with Brighton-based producer Steven Ansell, with whom we have been working for a long time. The song is built on distorted, rockier guitars and drums, combined with a shouty vocal.

“The song talks about negative emotions and situations that a person experiences towards the end of a relationship – when a person keeps apologising to you, but nothing changes, you just keep hearing a lot of empty words. At some point, everything falls into place and you realise that it’s time to put yourself first and make yourself the priority. It’s a process and it can take a while before one learns to be nice to themselves.”

Like what you hear? You can stream or purchase Pedestal HERE.

Fortune’s child is due for release on 13th October 2023, available to pre-order HERE.

See Aiko live at one of the following dates:

October 2023

Thu 19th – SOFIA, BG – SoAlive Festival
Wed 25th – BRIGHTON, UK – The Prince Albert
Sat 28th – MANCHESTER, UK – 33 Oldham Street

November 2023

Wed 1st – LINZ, AT – Posthof
Mon 6th – BRNO, CZ – Kabinet Múz
Tue 7th – PRAGUE, CZ – MeetFactory (album release party)
Wed 8th – PILSEN, CZ – Andel Music Bar
Thu 9th – BRATISLAVA, SK – Šafko Klub
Fri 10th – OLOMOUC, CZ – Jazz Tibet
Thu 30th – LONDON, UK – The Black Heart

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