Indigenous Queer Artist Edzi’u Drops New Single “This Love” Ahead of Upcoming EP Tunnel Vision

Through heavy whispers of new wave and influences of cultural storytelling, Tahltan and Tlingit Canadian artist Edzi’u has released her latest musical effort. A new single titled “This Love”, this track is the first to be released ahead of the artist’s upcoming record. The indie pop storyteller’s new EP, Tunnel Vision, is a four-track album that conveys themes of love, heartbreak and grief. A deeply sensual and vulnerable ensemble of songs, Edzi’u weaves a vast array of human emotion throughout, enticing listeners with her modern 80s pop sound, delicate vocals and passionate lyricism.

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“This Love” is a deeply romantic and poetic lead single, combining emotive lyrics over dark and haunting synth melodies. As she sings of a love that appears to awaken the strongest of emotions – desire and hate – Edzi’u delivers an honest, addicting and otherworldly musicality. Although expressed through lush vocals and light-as-a-feather composition, “This Love” is successful in lighting a fire within anybody who listens to it.

“Sugar” is an appropriately sweet song off of Tunnel Vision as it delivers a story of past lovers with its soft reverb and longful songwriting. This track blends seamlessly into “Not Enough,” a melancholy number that dresses futuristic beats as an 80s pop ballad.

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The EP ends with “Ego Death,” a more upbeat number compared to its predecessor as it decorates itself with pulsating electro-pop drenched in reverb drums. Expressing a story of strength and liberation, “Ego Death” tells the story of somebody who is rising above a love that they realize isn’t real.

Following the announcement of Tunnel Vision, which is slated for a summer 2024 release, Edzi’u has several tour dates throughout this summer including Adaka Festival, Jam In Jubilee, Vancouver Pride and Vines Art Society.
Edzi’u is a Tahltan and Tlingit artist based in Vancouver, Canada on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. As she fuses her inspirations of cultural storytelling with ethereal vocals, Edzi’u draws inspiration from her roots and life experience as an indigenous person, delivering a discography and musicality that is deeply poetic and impactful. Her upcoming EP Tunnel Vision is preceded by two full-length studio albums, including Kime Ani (2018) and Potlatch in the Box (2023). Following her sophomore album, Edzi’u made a name for herself as an inimitable force in the Canadian music industry and has unapologetically expressed her two-spirit indigiqueer identity. Not only is Edzi’u a rising pop icon to keep on your radar, but she is also a cultural advocate and spirited storyteller.