Alt-pop agitator girli describes her upcoming album ‘Matriarchy’ as her most "reflective" and "vulnerable" body of work yet. “I chose to use it as the album title because that word means so many things to me. The matriarchy of being a queer woman in love with another, the matriarchy of being my own queen who governs my life (or queendom), and a commentary on taking back power" says the musician also known as Milly Toomey.
Born and raised in north London, girli started out singing in bands, but soon realised she was "too much of a control freak" not to go solo. She adopted her stage name and signature pink hair during this period as a way of "weaponising everything that was being used against me". Right from the start, girli took pride in being slyly subversive.
Now, with fans around the world embracing girli's music as an inspiring and comforting part of their everyday lives, she is ready to enter her most revealing era. Anthemic bangers like ‘Matriarchy’ and ‘Nothing Hurts Like a Girl’ are already highlights of her incendiary live show.