AUSTRALIAN ALT-POP ARTIST CHYMES RELEASES DARK, YET PLAYFUL, NEW SINGLE “MONSTER”
October 28, 2022 BY Jason Currell
Australian alternative pop artist Chymes releases her new single “Monster,” a dark yet playful track. Known for her unique brand of pop, Chymes pulls you into her world with her delicate yet powerful vocals, intimate lyrics, and flirtatious persona.
“This song is very tongue-in-cheek, crazy, and fun. It plays on this “gaslighting” idea, which I love writing about because it happens to everyone, and I feel like I experience it a lot, especially as a woman,” says Chymes.
She continues, “It’s written about a relationship where things are toxic, and this person brings out the absolute worst in you and turns you into someone you’re not. While the lyric content can read very dark and intense, I wanted to make sure the production of the song felt a little more lighthearted and playful whilst still keeping a dark moody overtone.”
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To coincide with the single release, Chymes is hosting a spooky Halloween costume party and giveaway. She will chat with fans, play the track, and give away some of her favorite makeup products.
Check out the livestream here on October 31st at 8 pm ET!
With an ever-growing fan base across the globe following a tweet from BTS star Jungkook, Chymes has been streamed over 30 million times across Apple and Spotify. Her previous releases “Black Hole Friend” and “Karma,” have featured in numerous Spotify editorial playlists including “SALT” and “New Pop Revolution.” Early singles, “Dreaming” and “Wild,” were featured on season one of the drama series Good Trouble and her 2021 single, “Death Wish,” was synced on the new Pretty Little Liars reboot. She has supported Winston Surfshirt, The Preatures, Lastlings, Tigertown, Alice Ivy, Bad Pony, Evan Klar, San Mei, Austen, and more on tour. t’s just the beginning for Chymes.