MILA returns with ‘Queen of the Hive’

The Rat Boy bassist continues his impressive solo streak.

When he’s not playing bass for Rat Boy, Essex’s MILA is making infectious pop bops and latest track ‘Queen of the Hive’ is his shiniest new offering.

“I wrote Queen of the Hive after watching 5 seasons of a show on Netflix in just 1 or 2 weeks,” he explains. “Looking back I think I might have got a bit too obsessed with it all, but it was a good waste of some of the lockdown, and I suppose I gained a song out of it. The song is about overcoming boundaries which can get in the way of the end product or goal someone is trying to achieve; and ways to overcome them.

“I make all of the MILA music at home; first working on the beat which is how this track started off and then adding the lyrics. I got stuck with this track for a while as it wasn’t really materialising the way it was in my head so Gethin Pearson stepped in and added some additional production and understood what I was going for (we communicated over WhatsApp so he had to deal with me humming 808 patterns into the voice notes of our chat).”

A sun-soaked banger ready to banish any pre-weekend blues, check it out below.

See MILA live at the following dates.

16 - The Garage Attic Bar, Glasgow
17 - Oporto, Leeds
18 - Gullivers, Manchester
19 - Muthers Studio, Birmingham
23 - Heartbreakers, Southampton
25 - The Crofters Rights, Bristol
27 - The Grace, London

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