Lynks Announces New Album ABOMINATION

Lynks Announces New Album ABOMINATION. The UK artist's release for Heavenly Recordings drops on April 12th
Lynks photo credit: Mars Washington

Lynks, today announces their debut album ABOMINATION, will drop on April 12th via Heavenly Recordings (H. Hawkline, Katy J Pearson) The album is described as a tour of modern queer culture via casual sex, references to Sean Cody, and a one-sided love affair with a straight tennis coach. They also today share the album’s lead single, “CPR” – a call back to the mid-2000s pop of Kelis, and Missy Elliot. “CPR” is the fourth taste from ABOMINATION following on from the hilarious “SEX WITH A STRANGER” follows from instant classic “USE IT OR LOSE IT”, which fueled Lynks’ ascent to new heights, landing them a Spotify billboard, and “NEW BOYFRIEND”.

Working with Josh Baxter (PVA) on “CPR”, Lynks set out to explore men with savior complexes: “There’s this temptation to shrink yourself and make yourself seem all helpless and vulnerable with those guys, so they get to feel like some Big Strong Man protecting you. CPR felt like the perfect metaphor for that weird dynamic,” says Lynks. “I first had the idea for CPR while doing a first-aid course at my old job. I was mid-chest compression on my dummy, and suddenly the chorus just came into my head over the rhythm of my hands on the doll. I quickly ran to the toilet to do a voice note, then got back to saving imaginary lives,” they add.

Self-written, self-produced, self-effacing and self-aggrandising, their debut album brings together half a decade’s worth of artistic and personal progression in under 40 minutes. Where their earlier work employed a relentless, collage style of effects and high-octane vocals to carve a unique path, ABOMINATION allowed Lynks the space to experiment in a different way. Here they have the runtime to explore a wider range of ideas, new vocal styles, fresh genre elements and gentle narratives. “I think on the EPs, I was trying so hard to get anyone to pay attention,” Lynks jokes. “Early on I was like ‘well, every song needs to be a hilarious concept’ Whereas this album, there’s quite a few of those, but there’s also songs that aren’t necessarily funny, or they’re exploring an idea rather than being really specific.”

Pre-order ABOMOMATION by Lynks HERE


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