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By Alissa Arunarsirakul // December 3, 2020
If the only chinchillas you know of are exceptionally furry, we’re about to blow your mind with the thriving British newcomer: CHINCHILLA. With no regard for living within boundaries, this rising pop star delivers the most unexpectedly infectious tunes for our undeserving ears. To prove this to you, we invite you to spin CHINCHILLA’s spunky new single, “The Lockdown Getdown.”
Combining ‘70s funk with modern pop, “The Lockdown Getdown” will make you want to construct a fully decked out dance floor in your tiny living room. With groovy stylings and CHINCHILLA’s refreshing charisma, “The Lockdown Getdown” is exactly what we needed to carry ourselves through the turmoil of this global pandemic. The accompanying visual features CHINCHILLA and company in matching gas masks and sparkly top hats as they dance away bad vibes.
On “The Lockdown Getdown,” CHINCHILLA reflected,
“I reached a point in lockdown where I got sick of self-care; baths, candles, lavender oil, nourishing meals, exercise, zoom, banana bread, repeat. Pandemics really suck all the fun out of being single too. Well, they suck the fun out of most things. I drew a line one day and decided to dress in my fanciest garms, have discos with my housemates, and flirt with my glorious postman who’d wake me up in the morning with a package and a one liner. Suddenly we were thriving, not just surviving.”