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piri and Tommy Villiers release new track 'beachin'

'beachin' follows their drum 'n' bass-infused pop track 'soft spot'

  • Aneesa Ahmed
  • 31 January 2022
piri and Tommy Villiers release new track 'beachin'

piri and Tommy Villiers have just dropped their newest track 'beachin'.

This pop track,which is infused with old-skool jungle and drum 'n' bass drum patterns and melodies, follows their highly successful 'soft spot' - which blew up on TikTok and rose to number one on the app.

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'beachin' has slowly been teased on TikTok by piri as a sample of it was uploaded to the app ahead of the track's release; this sample has already seen several videos made under the audio and has also started a new dance on the app.

In an Instagram caption the pair wrote: "beachin out now !!! we have more music out wowow !!!! big up for all the love on this track already".

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The pair were two students who were brought together by music and wanted to combine rave cliches with alt-pop components.

They released 'soft spot' to the internet and didn't expect it to go as viral as it did; the track caught the attention of the likes of Charli XCX, Pinkpantheress and supermodel Bella Hadid.

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Speaking to Mixmag about their influences, the pair said that they were "drawn to the old-skool rave and jungle sounds" and wanted to combine that with the pop that is heard today.

In an Instagram caption, piri wrote that it was "scary" following the sucess of 'soft spot' but they are "so proud of beachin"

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Listen to 'beachin' below.

Aneesa Ahmed is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter

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