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Aug 8 Single "Trust Me" from Lola Blanc: cult expert, filmmaker, podcaster, musician

Announcing Lola Blanc’s August 8th Single Release

 

 

 

Press-Only Preview Stream- Out August 8, 2023

 

“Lola Blanc is one to watch” - V Magazine

 

“Ridiculously multi-talented” - Popcrush

 

“[Lola Blanc] conjures a world of the dramatic and theatrical” - Billboard

 

 

PR Resources, Images, Bio at: https://www.sharkpartymedia.com/lolablanc

 


 

Lola Blanc’s new single, “Trust Me” is out on August 8, 2023 on We Are: The Guard, available everywhere music is streamed or sold. 

 

Lola Blanc is a “ridiculously multi-talented”* creator across the mediums of music, film and podcasting whose music has over 200 million+ total streams, 570,000 monthly Spotify listeners, and previous features in Billboard, i-D, L’Officiel, Refinery29, MTV, V Magazine, Glamour, Fuse, Earmilk, Popcrush and several official Spotify playlists.

 

The release of the “Trust Me” single will be followed by a companion short film/music video due out early fall 2023, directed by Blanc who is also a filmmaker. Her latest film, Pruning starring Madeline Brewer (Handmaid’s Tale), has been sweeping the festival circuit screening at Palm Springs, Fantasia and the Oscar-qualifying festival, Hollyshorts

 

In addition to her musical and film careers, Lola Blanc co-hosts a wildly popular podcast about cults and the dangerous and intoxicating psychology of extreme belief. The podcast shares the title of her upcoming single, TRUST ME. She’s in fact a trusted pundit on the subject in the upcoming Netflix docuseries, How To Become a Cult Leader. 

 

Lola Blanc statement on the upcoming single, “Trust Me”:

 

“Trust Me” is a song about anxiety. I wrote it after I'd had my first panic attack and went through a period of severe anxiety--anxiety about anxiety--that kind of came out of nowhere, and eventually led to me getting treated for OCD. And while I was still learning the skills in therapy, I was struggling with which thoughts and feelings were "real" and which ones were my anxiety misfiring, and I was just exhausted and feeling foggy all the time, which I now know is just derealization. But it really felt like I was broken. Like my body had betrayed me. So the song came when I'd started doing a lot of work on accepting some uncertainty, and becoming okay with the idea that I wasn't always going to do it right, shit was just gonna feel weird sometimes, and I needed to build trust in myself, trust that I could handle it, even if I did my recovery "wrong." Even if my worst case scenario happened. The song was basically a pep talk to myself that I could do this, and I was gonna be okay.

 

 

 

More praise for Lola Blanc:

 

"Ridiculously multi-talented" – PopCrush



"Angry and punchy yet empowering, this feminist anthem encompasses everything that Blanc’s dramatic artistry stands for." – EARMILK



"Lola Blanc is one to watch." – V Magazine



"Influenced by Tom Waits, Ella Fitzgerald, Fiona Apple and Gwen Stefani, [Lola Blanc] conjures a world of the dramatic and theatrical." – Billboard



"Off-kilter, cirque-du-freak pop at its finest" – PAPER



"Dark, electronic-meets-spooky...a song that prepares women for battle" – L'Officiel



"Generous bass keeps the infectious track interesting, whilst its earworm refrains make for understated but instantly memorable choruses." – The Line of Best Fit

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