DIDI: Your unsolicited opinion isn’t something I need in my life
Enjoy an exclusive first listen to a new anthem for the LGBTQ community
DIDI, aka Hertfordshire music producer Lauren Deakin, may only be 21 but she’s already produced songs you may well have heard on BBC Radio 2, 3 and 6 over the last few years. Now launching as a solo act, DIDI stands out from the regular pop crowd as a fierce and fearless artist.
Following her epic debut single, Sorry, comes the brilliant new track Awkward. It’s set to premiere on BBC 6 Music this Saturday, but DIDI, who identifies as gay and holds the LGBTQ community close to her heart, has granted DIVA readers an early preview.
Have a listen here:
DIDI explained to us what Awkward is all about:
“It’s not just about the comments online or people whispering about you, it’s about the bold faced people who think they know better than you and want you know about it, and think they can just dominate all your time and topics or just linger and make you talk.”
“The sentiment here may resonate with the often patronising experiences that many people have told me they have, where people speak for you or think they know best.”
Awkward is due for release on 28 April.
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