Hong Kong born, London-based bedroom pop artist bb sway returns with her second single of the year, the languorous, jazz-tinged ‘Bet You Know’. Always searching for peace of mind, bb sway’s previous track ‘Baby Wants Out of The City’ was a whistle-along, offbeat track that dazzled in glorious technicolour. ‘Bet You Know’ is another gently surreal soundscape, offering a glimpse through the lens through which she sees the world.
bb sway explains: “‘Bet You Know’ tells the story of a budding romance – the unspoken and growing affection between two people. It’s about existing in the space between having the desire to know and enjoying the excitement and mystery of the unknown.”
Alongside the single, bb sway is announcing her biggest headline show to date on 2nd September at Folklore in Shoreditch. Tickets are available here.
bb sway is following up a smattering of well received singles in 2020, with this year shaping up to be a big one. Her track ‘I Found Out When the Day Had Come’ was met with particular acclaim, matched with visuals that saw her dancing with cows in Northern France: a perfect representation of her carefree sound.
bb sway emerged in 2019 with her debut EP ‘cosy’ which was released via NX Records – the boutique label set up as a collaboration between Goldsmiths and Matthew Herbert. The EP, supported by the likes of Mary Anne Hobbs at BBC 6 Music, showed bb sway to be an exciting new prospect with a playful yet meticulous approach to arrangement, and lyrics that make you feel like you’re hearing hushed secrets from a friend.
Driven by a desire to spread her message, create something relatable and help with emotional healing, bb sway creates bedroom pop with a wide-eyed inquisitiveness and a genuine heart.