Brixton’s rising synthpop star Loop has today released her latest single Maybe I’m a Liar.
Loop has garnered over two million Spotify streams to date, bolstered by radio play and critical acclaim for her brand of smooth electropop paired with direct, no-nonsense lyrics.
Loop began to make waves in 2016 with her debut single Looking at You. Since then, her three subsequent singles Losing My Mind, As If and Know Me Better have been collected on recent EP Call Me Loop with the premiere of an older track Little By Little.
Maybe I’m a Liar is a sultry anthem following the path of her singles to date. It’s Loop’s most club-ready track yet, aiming to capitalise on the success of the her EP and its lead track As If which gained Loop airtime on BBC Radio 1 from Clara Amfo, 1XTRA, BBC Introducing London and Apple Beats1, where As If was playlisted. Electropop gem Know Me Better was chosen by Spotify on their prestigious New Music Friday playlist in the UK and Portugal on release in May. Critical praise has also come from many sides while Sir Elton John is a fan, having played As If on his Beats1 show the same month.
Maybe I’m a Liar, produced by Saturdays and Little Mix collaborator Toby Scott, is driven by a heavy, thumping beat like As If, this time as part of a more tropical-inspired backing.
What also hasn’t changed is Loop’s cutting, expansive lyrics, in this latest single dealing with a tricky relationship and the difficulty of keeping friendships and romantic relationships side-by-side, delivered with just a hint of her South London twang coming through on the typically soulful vocal. “These girls they know me best,” she sings, “but this boy he knows the rest.”
“I say I’ll try to stop now, they’ll say that’s such a cop out, you know you’ll never tell him bye!”
Discussing the track, Loop explained: “Maybe I’m a Liar is about that one boy you always say you’re done with but always end up going back to – and the stick you get from your friends about it!”
The future is looking bright for Londoner Loop, who has enjoyed a number of high-profile live slots this year including supporting Essex DJ Jonas Blue on his four-date European tour in May and appearing on the main stage at Norfolk’s Sundown festival in September. A series of remixes of her singles and separately recorded acoustic tracks have exposed Loop’s raw songwriting and vocal talents. She is currently working on more new material, and a video for Maybe I’m a Liar is expected soon.