Girl Crush
Girl Crush are a British-Swedish duo with a sound that's reminiscent of Anna of the North. Photo: Andrew Rhodes

The new single from London duo Girl Crush is one of the most exquisite alt-pop tracks we’ve heard so far this year.

Warm Blooded is icy pop heaven, a luscious love story loaded with bassy synthesizers, sumptuously led by the project’s Swedish vocalist, and infectiously replayable.

Described by their secretive singer as “the slow dance banger you’ve waited all prom night for”, it’s a tale of being lost in love, while the insatiable sound is highly reminiscent of Anna of the North’s relaxed Nordic electropop.

Check out our exclusive premiere of Warm Blooded below:

Girl Crush are a British-Swedish twosome coupling their trendy sounds with a fashion project, releasing limited-edition streetwear with every single.

Although their vocalist has previously made waves as part of another act, they’ve kept her identity under wraps for now, allowing Girl Crush’s music – less chiseled and clean-cut than previous projects – to speak up for itself.

The Girl Crush debut single Small Talk dropped in March, a bright pop song driven by lush synths, peppered with comfy guitars, and released without a label.

Now partnered with Norway’s Brilliance Records, Warm Blooded is out tomorrow, while the duo go live with a headline show at The Waiting Room in London on 6 September.

Warm Blooded Lyrics

I keep looking at my phone
Are you out or are you home?
And the message that I sent
Are you reading it with friends or alone?

There’s something that I wanna share
But I’m worried it’ll scare you off
When I tell you how I feel, how I feel
I feel hot

You make me feel warm blooded
Feel like this could go on, and on, and on
I’m lost in your love
I’m lost in your love

And now we’d better stay cool
‘Cos nothing ever happens when you make all the wrong moves
Now we gotta stay cool
Now we gotta stay cool

Did I find it hard to put into words
There’s nothing I can do about it
I’m lost in your love
And I’m feeling kind of strong about it

There’s something that I wanna share
But I’m worried it’ll scare you off
When I tell you how I feel, how I feel
I feel hot, and I’m burning up

You make me feel warm blooded
Feel like this could go on, and on, and on
I’m lost in your love
I’m lost in your love

And now we’d better stay cool
‘Cos nothing ever happens when you make all the wrong moves
Now we gotta stay cool
Now we gotta stay cool

You and I and the headlight
We’ve been on this floor baby all night
We can hit it hard in the summertime
And just have it made in the winter

Let’s carry on past midnight
Let every part of us ignite
We always hit it hard in the summertime
So let us have it made in the winter

Now we’d better stay cool
‘Cos nothing ever happens when you make all the wrong moves
Now we gotta stay cool
Now we gotta stay cool

You make me feel warm blooded
Feel like this could go on, and on, and on
I’m lost in your love
I’m lost in your love