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Raissa Debuts Mura Masa Remix of 'GO FAST BABY'


Remix by acclaimed UK producer Mura Masa alongside a visualizer.

Raissa Debuts Mura Masa Remix of 'GO FAST BABY'

Today, multidisciplinary London-based artist Raissa unveils a remix of her track, "GO FAST BABY," by acclaimed UK producer Mura Masa alongside a visualizer-watch it below. The original version of the track is from Raissa's forthcoming debut EP HEROGIRL, out later this year via Mark Ronson's Zelig Records/Columbia.

The original version of "GO FAST BABY," the first offering from HEROGIRL, arrived alongside a video directed by UK-based duo bedroom (beabadoobee, The 1975).

The narrative arc of the HEROGIRL EP chronicles a hero's journey, a classic story telling device wherein the protagonist crosses the threshold into another realm to learn a critical lesson that can then be applied to the normal world. Heavily influenced by Raissa's fascination with sci-fi and fantasy aesthetics, the HEROGIRL EP positions Raissa as the hero of the story, but the EP's embrace of child-like naivety, a complete lack of cynicism and finding strength in what you love-rather than focusing on what makes you miserable-extends far beyond the music to her audience.

"GO FAST BABY" follows a string of singles from earlier this year that arrived alongside self-made videos, "BULLYING BOYS," "ANGEL ENERGY" and "VALENTINE."

Born (an Aries sun, Pisces moon, Libra ascendant) in Spain to a Franco-Algerian father and a Spanish mother, Raissa is a 23-year-old singer, producer, and Mark Ronson protegée spent her childhood living in Beijing, Sydney, and Kuala Lumpur. Now based in London where she studied cultural criticism at Central Saint Martins, Raissa finds inspiration in all corners of the world, from the poetry of Leonard Cohen and films by Miyazaki and David Lynch to everyday conversations with friends and family.

Listen to the remix here:

Photo Credit: Callum Harrison

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