Selected by Au/Ra

Mastering her love for anime and fantasy into her handcrafted dreamy electro alt-pop sound, we've spilt the beans AU/RA's top 10 tracks she cannot stop dancing to!

Living the teenage dream, our green-haired pop princess AU/RA has made it a dream of taking over the alt-pop scene since she was twelve and has shown no signs of leaving her dreams empty. Intertwining her love for Miyazaki style animated visuals with her dark ethereal aura, this German-Antiguan songstress boomed to stardom from the CamelPhat remix of her most eminent single “Panic Room” in 2018, which took the music world by a storm. Wrapped in a musical cloak since birth, AU/RA has grown up listening to the deep trance sounds of her father’s music, as well as gaining strong musical influences from artists like The Neighbourhood, Kraftwerk, Lana Del Ray, and The Arctic Monkeys. Releasing her first ever single “Concrete Jungle” which has gained 32 million streams worldwide, AU/RA has also been featured in Norweigan DJ Alan Walkers No1 single “Darkside” on the way to spreading her mystical aura way further.

A city-island girl with two EP’s “Outsiders”, “X Games” and seven lead singles under her super kawaii belt, this multicultural pop princess is due to take over the scene with her evocative lyricism and otherworldly aesthetics anytime soon, as green becomes the new black.

Single by The Neighbourhood

"This song makes me feel all fuzzy inside while thinking about who I’m crushing on like a dork."

5:32pm by The Deli

"When I wake up in the morning, one of the first things I do is put on lofi music. It gets me started for the day in a relaxed and chilled way."

Beautiful light by Uppermost

"This song, although it’s mostly instrumental and samples, manages to make me feel happy and sad at the same time which I think is so beautifully confusing. 3:00 - til the end is the sweet spot."

Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado

"Will always make me dance."

Wish You Were Gay by Billie Eilish

"A Fat Mood"

Video Games by Lana Del Ray

"The first song I fell in love with"

Moral Of The Story by Ashe

"This song lyrically feels like one long and raw diary entry and i love it."

Boys With Luv by BTS

“They’re amazing and this song makes me want to learn korean so I can jump around in my room like crazy and actually get the lyrics right.”

Postcard by Troye Sivan ft. Gordi

“A super underrated Troye song that really tugs at my heartstrings.”

Comethru by Jeremy Zucker

“I feel like these lyrics all the time and this song always puts me in a good mood.”

Au/Ra is set to embark on her first ever UK and European tour, with tickets going on sale now.
Dates are:
3rdJune            Komedia Bar, Brighton
5thJune            Joiners, Southampton
6thJune            Islington Academy, London
9thJune            Pinkpop Festival, Landgraaf
10thJune          Le Pop-Up du Label, Paris
12thJune          Privatclub, Berlin
Alt-pop star Au/Ra has also recently released the video for her latest single ‘Assassin’. Directed by Jeen Na, the video follows on from the song’s dark undertone, exploring the challenges of living with self-destructive urges.

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