RALFY ANNOUNCES HIS ARRIVAL WITH THE UNAPOLOGETIC POP OF ‘BAD SEX’
ANNOUNCES DEBUT HEADLINE SHOW
“An intriguing glimpse at the pop newcomer’s creative vision“ – Wonderland
In an age of braggadocio posturing and tracks exaggerating an artist’s ability between the sheets, RALFY is a refreshingly confessional new voice for 2017. Hailing from Bishop Stortford (the same small town as Sam Smith, George Ezra and Charli XCX) and mixing frank and honest words with upbeat rhythms, RALFY’s debut single ‘Bad Sex’ is a cock-unsure injection of positivity from the pop newcomer – which you can download for free HERE.
Watch the video for ‘Bad Sex’ here
Opening with the words “I know I’m literally so bad in bed”, ‘Bad Sex’ is RALFY’s quintessentially British admission to his own shortcomings in the bedroom, delivered in a unique tongue-in-cheek style. The all too familiar uncertainty at the beginning of a relationship is coupled with biting self deprecation with “Would you prefer me to wear a pair of sunglasses so you can’t see my ugly eyes in bed?”, helping to create comfort from insecurity through RALFY’s own acceptance in his appearance.
The first in a series of collaborative visuals with filmmaker GATMOFF, the track’s video is a feelgood ride through London’s leafy residential areas, simultaneously commenting on the public’s obsession with celebrities’ sex lives – showing RALFY dodging media cameras and taking selfies with fans while rolling down the street in public and being joined by multiple partners.
Of the track, RALFY said: “My manager said stop writing these metaphors that no one understands – and that weren’t that great, to be honest. I angrily replied, “What do you want me to say? ‘I’m so bad in bed’?”. He screamed YES. I went into my session the next day and wrote ‘Bad Sex’, and it’s shaped the next year of my writing. I was bored of writing sad songs. I decided to lighten up and have a laugh about something honest, ditching the fake metaphors. I got literal and I’m fucking excited about it.”
With the video for ‘Bad Sex’, RALFY has announced himself as one of the most relatable new artists on the scene. Through embracing his insecurities, the feelgood sound of ‘Bad Sex’ revels in self love as much as self deprecation, and in turn flips the template for modern pop songwriting on its head.
To coincide with the release of ‘Bad Sex’, RALFY has announced his debut headline show at London’s Thousand Island venue (formerly Upstairs at The Garage) on 27th October 2017. Tickets will be available from Friday 1st September.