Paper Idol Shares "Feel Real Pretty" Song On Grimy Goods



Paper Idol has shared his new track "Feel Real Pretty" on Grimy Goods. When talking about the track Matan KG says, "I wrote "Feel Real Pretty" while working as a project manager in Copenhagen; the brutally-long hours in the office brought my imagination to interesting places. One day, the story for the song popped in my head: some guy goes to a club, finds his drug dealer, buys some drugs and is told to “come back for more when you feel real pretty.” I thought the concept of getting high as “feeling real pretty” was a bit bizarre, but it made the perfect lyric. The scenario was painfully out of reach and felt taboo to even imagine, given that I was stuck in an office all day."

The track is available on all DSPs now.

Paper Idol is the brainchild of Matan KG, Milwaukee-born music producer and former Wesleyan University neuroscience student. It all started in 2015 as a college dance-punk project with a ragtag rotating band, leaving Matan studying by day and collecting noise complaints by night.
After college, Matan considered attending medical school. He took a job as a project manager at a healthcare technology company, and soon found himself in Copenhagen installing medical records in Danish hospitals. In response to extreme boredom and unfulfilled musical aspirations, Matan left the office behind, and – like many hopefuls before him – drove to Los Angeles without a home, job, or any real plan in place.

In retrospect, relocating to LA was the right move. Now settled in with a like-minded community of artists, Matan KG bounces between songwriting, producing, and performing. As a solo artist, he has amassed over 2 million streams on "Easy" (Seeking Blue), with more collaborations on the way.
Paper Idol is more than just another indie pop band; it is a multi-dimensional art project with Matan as the auteur. He writes, records, and produces the music himself, in addition to designing and creating the artwork. Inspired by nu-disco and dance music as much as art pop and indie rock, Paper Idol offers a rare combination of new-school production and old-school vibes. This spring, Paper Idol is linking up with the formidable electronic label Lowly for a string of summer releases and playing select shows in celebrated Los Angeles venues such as The Mint and The Echo. While remaining a one-man act in the studio, Paper Idol is joined live by Adam Rochelle (keyboards/synths) and Victor Singer (drums).


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