Now Playing: Bene – 'Evil Spider'

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Auckland-born Bene has been gaining a lot of buzz since dropping 'Soaked' last year, and she's back with yet another gem with 'Evil Spider'. Along with the release of the single, it's been a busy year for the up-and-comer, who made an appearance in triple j's Hottest 100 earlier this year. The release of 'Evil Spider' is her first release since signing with Republic Records in America. Bene is set to share her debut EP Fire On Marzz on June 28th.

'Evil Spider' elements of both indie pop and r&b — including an infectious groove, funk bass lines and dreamy vocals.

On the single, Bene said, "‘Evil Spider’ is about wanting someone that’s already taken. When writing the song, I didn’t wanna make the lyrics too obviously evil, so I thought I’d turn myself into the spider, making it a lil lighter and making the song revolve around me weaving webs to lure the person, catch ‘em like a spider then reel them in. I remember humming ‘Incy Wincy Spider’ in the studio, which inspired the playful vibe of the song.”

Listen to 'Evil Spider' by Bene below.

Written by Amy Smolcic (@amysmolcic)

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