Luxembourg-raised artist and activist C’est Karma (Karma Catena) released ‘Gateaux’, the second single from her forthcoming EP, Amuse-Bouche (May 13).
The song is a response to the inaction on climate change.
“Gateaux’ is a sign of our times, it’s about the young generations and our future. I wanted to create an opposition between an ideal world and the world we are headed towards if we don’t act upon climate change. I address the children of the future that will be left with the ruins of our present.“
For this powerful track, French is the language of choice, a first for Karma.
“I wanted the lyrics to be poetical and so the French words came to me naturally being strongly inspired by canonical French poets like Baudelaire and Éluard who address very dark topics in very poetic ways. I am fascinated by the way these authors shape images with words and tried to take this over into my own writing. Having been active in various climate activist youth groups in my early teens, my frustration towards the political idleness grew over the years. A large part of my generation feels like our future is being jeopardized by those in power, and that’s what Gateaux is about.“
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