Poised to be a post-lockdown summer anthem, "Tuesday" is another celestial collaboration with producer and childhood pal Oscar Scheller, mixed by Kieran Hebden. TYSON’s signature vocals are paired with ethereal melodies, cascading over a woozy R&B beat.
Tyson says on the track: “The song is about that sweet part at the beginning of a relationship when you can’t get enough of each other. That safe happy feeling, you can’t get enough of that either.”
Directed by the BAFTA-nominated director Akinola Davies, TYSON soars over London on a pink dragon in the accompanying visual, floating through a hazy twilight sky illuminating the city below. TYSON and dragon circle the brutalist icon Trellick Tower, before dressing up for the evening and making their way across the city. “I loved making this video,” says TYSON. “Originally, I was adamant not to have a love story, to contrast the sweet lyrics. But I guess it is a kind of love story in the end...one between me, my giant fluffy friend and my hometown.”
“Akinola has a genius imagination, and you can see that come to life in the video, it’s a full fantasy world. It was a team effort - everyone came together to make such an ambitious idea work with the resources we had, and that’s another reason I love it so much.”
TYSON’s previous musical endeavor was as part of duo PANES, who released their critically acclaimed first EP in 2014. In 2020 TYSON made her solo debut, releasing her tender Moonlight Mixtape featuring Oscar Scheller. The languorous tracks captured the global mood as the world came to a pause, as well as the ears of Lauren Laverne, Gilles Peterson and Benji B.
LMP Recordings is the new branch of the Ladies Music Pub collective TYSON co-founded in 2015 with Hannah TW. Ladies Music Pub is an organization for women and gender-variant people working in and around the music industry. LMP began as a community group and has recently developed into a record label, management and production company.