By John Curley
One of the most interesting young artists emerging from the UK is Coco Sumner, the 19-year-old daughter of Sting. She records under the name I Blame Coco. Her recently released single, “Self Machine,” has gotten a considerable amount of airplay on UK music radio stations such as XFM London.
“Self Machine” is a track from I Blame Coco’s debut album, The Constant, which will be released on October 4th in the UK. (There is no US release date yet.)
“Self Machine” is an interesting song for several reasons. First, it is a good song and is well deserving of the airplay that it is receiving. And second, Coco Sumner sounds a lot like her famous father on the song. I don’t know whether or not Sting had any involvement with the writing or recording of the track. But when you listen to “Self Machine,” it’s clear that the acorn didn’t fall very far from the tree.
To watch the video for “Self Machine,” which was directed by Alex Smith, click below:
To watch a video about the making of the Self Machine” video, click below: