MUNA say being signed to Phoebe Bridgers’ label was a no brainer as a result of they’ve “mutual respect” for one another.
The LA trio – comprising Katie Gavin, Josette Maskin and Naomi McPherson – had been dropped by main label RCA Information in 2021, and so they insist they work a lot better on the megastar’s indie label Saddest Manufacturing facility as a result of she is an actual fan of their music and they are often themselves.
Chatting with Musicfeeds.com.au, Katie stated: “There are a few issues. The idea is simply mutual respect. We have now a lot respect for Phoebe, not simply as an artist, not simply as a label runner, however as a human being. Our complete crew is filled with people who we simply genuinely love – and never solely like working with, however like hanging out with, and that’s so uncommon. Phoebe got here into our lives initially simply as a fan of our music and we had been additionally followers of hers.
“As soon as we bought dropped by RCA… [going to an indie label] was one thing we had been serious about for some time, due to the best way that we truly perform as a band. We sound very main label as a result of Naomi’s such a pristine producer, and so it will probably sound like we’ve a fats recording finances, however we do loads with simply the three of us and an enormous chunk of time in our little basement studio.”
The group – who’ve shared a stage with Harry Types and Kacey Musgraves – had teamed up with Phoebe on the 2021 hit ‘Silk Chiffon’ and launched their first album on the label, ‘MUNA’, final 12 months.
In the meantime, Naomi – who dated bandmate Katie – beforehand admitted they hate being described as a “queer pop band”.
She stated: “Jo and I initially didn’t need to be labelled as a queer pop band.
“Although sure, finally, we’re very homosexual. I imply, have a look at us.”
Katie interjected: “I keep in mind you each caring about individuals not listening to the music.”
Naomi continued: “Yeah, I wished us to be taken critically. Even now generally the headline about us is rather like ‘Queer pop band’… we get hit up in June for Pleasure loads.”
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