Watch our interview with RIIKI REID below!
New Zealand singer/songwriter RIIKI REID has treated us with her new mini EP, CRASH & COLLIDE.
Earlier this year, REID unveiled her debut EP, NEWER OXYGEN, heralded by its genre-defying single, The Dream State. Whilst her debut existed within an indie-pop meets alt-rock realm. With CRASH & COLLIDE, the singer has expanded her sonic palette, leaning into dance-infused influences and creating a more pop-fuelled sonic realm for her music to exist within.
“The dance world is something I’ve always been so within; and I want this EP to capture that” the singer shares. “I want people to listen to Crash & Collide and feel inspired to get up and move. I also want them to see that I can still write pop music!”.
The musical project of Raquel Abolins-Reid, RIIKI REID debuted in 2019. Since the release of High Heights, the singer has delivered a string of engaging tracks, including One Day, Share Your Luv, Good Times and In the Moment. Weaving together her Māori, Samoan and Scottish heritage throughout her tunes and the accompanying visual aesthetic of her music, REID's releases are an all encompassing creative output.
CRASH & COLLIDE is out now!