The rainbow festival scene is finally out in full force. Something about the calendar hitting June feels like a gay stat-boost. (Well, maybe not for the Christian Walkers and the Caitlyn Jenners of the world, but certainly for the rest of us!) Grab your sunscreen, your three-inch inseam shorts, and your almost-ironic handfan; it’s time to dance!
This is the weekly bop roundup.As if queer girl group Muna recording for the Fire Island soundtrack weren’t a slay enough concept, they decided to make their entry a throwback cover of seminal classic “Sometimes” by Britney Spears.
They maintain the coy shyness of the original single while still adapting it seamlessly into their more upbeat synthy style to make for a track that satisfies as the sum of its parts.The concept of the “industry plant” in music is usually complex, and a lot of nuance can be brought into discussions of the industry’s machinations.
This is not one of those complex situations. Cannabis-soda company Cann commissioned this in partnership with Weedmaps and somehow they ended up with an absolute banger.