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Alison Goldfrapp kicks off solo career with new single ‘Digging Deeper’

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Alison Goldfrapp, the long-running vocalist of iconic electronic duo Goldfrapp, has launched her solo career today (January 19), dropping new single ‘Digging Deeper’.

The song is a collaboration with German producer Claptone, dropping a prog house-influenced, dancefloor focused track to back Alison’s vocals.

Commenting on the collaboration, Claptone said: “When Alison Goldfrapp asked me to collaborate, it was a no brainer for me. I’ve always been enchanted by the magic world she created and her stunning voice, so I was really happy that we could merge our trickery to create ‘Digging Deeper’.”

Speaking about the energy of the track, Alison said: “In ‘Digging Deeper’, I’m effortlessly gliding through air, on a gloriously hot breezy night arriving at a blissed-out dancefloor on the island of my dreams.”

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On Instagram, Alison teased that that wider projects are on the way. She wrote: “New solo music coming soon.

“But first – an exciting taster club collaboration out today,” she continued. “Listen to Digging Deeper with @claptone.official out now.”

Listen to ‘Digging Deeper’ below.

Formed in 1999, synth-pop duo Goldfrapp have released seven studio albums – consisting of members Alison Goldfrapp and instrumentalist and composer Will Gregory.

Their most recent album, ‘Silver Eye’ was released in March 2017. Will has also been keeping himself busy sine then, forming synthesiser group Will Gregory Moog Ensemble. Take a look at them in action below.

Last year, the singer made an appearance on Röyksopp’s single ‘Impossible’. Speaking about the collaboration at the time, Alison said: “It’s been great working with the wonderful Svein & Torbjørn from Röyksopp.

“I’ve been a fan of their music for years and it was a fascinating joy creating ‘Impossible’ together. I truly hope everyone enjoys the track as there’s more to come.

Isaac Muk is Mixmag’s Digital Intern, follow him on Twitter

Written by: Tim Hopkins

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