First Listen: METAL Magazine Premieres the Latest Single from Salt Ashes “Didn’t See It Coming”
Salt Ashes releases her first new single of 2022 with ‘Didn’t See It Coming’ premiered via METAL.
Top independent fashion and art magazine METAL has delivered the audio premiere of “Didn’t See It Coming”, the new single from London-based singer/songwriter Salt Ashes. Showcasing her expert approach towards marrying beautiful dreamlike vocal melodies with huge electronic dance rhythms, Salt Ashes takes a new approach to the staple love song, creating something more personal in every way.
From Bjork to Depeche Mode and Change, there are many and varied influences that coexist in the creative universe created by London-based singer/songwriter Salt Ashes, who now shares her latest radiant single, Didn’t See It Coming, after the instant success of February’s Body Says. Today she is releasing her first new single of 2022, consolidating her musical path that she began in 2014 most notably by the likes of The Guardian or Billboard. – METAL
‘Didn’t See It Coming’ pushes and pulls throughout. With her signature sound of dark-rhythmically pulsing dance music at play, Salt Ashes lets loose with exhilarating bass and drum kick-offs, whilst biting synths provide a breathtaking floor for her airy floating vocals to dance across.
“‘Didn’t See It Coming’ is my f*cked up version of a love song. It’s how an unexpected love managed to pull me away from a way of life I thought I wasn’t ready to leave until they slapped me in the face… metaphorically, of course.” – Salt Ashes
February’s release of ‘Body Says’ from Salt Ashes late 2021 album ‘Killing My Mind soared all the way to a Top 5 position on the Music Week Pop Club Charts. Paired with the dark-pop hit came a show-stopping remix by dance producer Manuel Riva.
For “Didn’t See It Coming” Salt Ashes collaborated with Dimitri Tikovoi, the Grammy-nominated record producer and DJ who has worked with some of music’s biggest names from Placebo, Charli XCX, Becky Hill, Blondie and Purple Disco Machine, to name a few.
The London-based, Brighton-born singer Salt Ashes (aka Veiga Sanchez), burst into the dance music scene with her first full self-titled debut album back in 2016, produced by the late Daniel Fridholm (aka Cruelty), which quickly gained popularity amongst music fans worldwide. She has toured with artists such as Tove Styrke, Say Lou Lou, Nimmo, Bright Light Bright Light, 80s pop sensation Tiffany and most recently with Goldfrapp on their UK tour. Next on the list for Salt Ashes comes her show at the Notting Hill Arts Club on the 20th of August. After the release of her second album at the end of 2021 and new music in the works, it’s clear to see Salt Ashes is on the verge of becoming a household name.