Twenty-year-old UK artist Finn Askew reveals a different side of his artistry on his new single, “Adidas.” Buoyed by rolling guitar riffs and a hook-heavy chorus, the track is from Askew’sforthcoming EP.
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Finn Askew explains, “I wanted to make a song where after the first listen the listener would be able to sing back the chorus word for word. I feel like I accomplished that with ‘Adidas!’ It’s a proper ear worm. It’s also the first song I’ve released with my producer Congee. He’s one of my favorite people to work with and this is the first of many bangers we have in the locker!”
Askew, a VEVO DSCVR Artist to Watch 2021, will perform on the BBC Introducing stage at Reading + Leeds festival next weekend. He marked the first anniversary of the release of his debut single, “Roses,” by shooting a performance video of the song that finds him accompanied by a harpist. View HERE. Combined global streams of “Roses,” which appears on his debut EP, Peach, have now surpassed 100,000. He also recently collaborated with JGrrey, featuring on “Lavish.”
“Adidas” is the follow-up to Askew’s genre-defying summer single, “Paranoia.”