Hey do you remember that enter­tain­ing and inform­at­ive article about streaming that the Guardian ran a few months ago? A quality piece of journ­al­ism right there ladies and gentlemen. Anyway there was a portion of it in which Anne-Marie was having a chit-chat about her place in the pop cosmos, where she said:

Not putting out a shit song seems like the perfect plan, doesn't it? A total mas­ter­stroke! But it's funny how many artists get to Anne-Marie's stage — present on a couple of big-streaming tracks, inter­na­tion­ally recog­nis­able if only by voice — then chuck it all in the bin.

ANYWAY: Anne-Marie's follow-up to 'Alarm' (and the Clean Bandit enor­mo­banger) is out tomorrow/today depending on where you live, and we feel it's worth acknow­ledging that while you might not guess as much from the title, 'Ciao Adios' is the very opposite of a shit song. It's kind of halfway between 'Rockabye' and 'Alarm', in fact, which is sensible in about five different ways and amazing in around forty.

So there you go. Anne-Marie: a popstar whose word you can trust. In these turbulent times that's something we can all cling to.