Always you


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Prophetic lush deep house track.

1st single from album

Imagine a party, where Gary Numan is married to The Orb, who is slow dancing with Massive Attack, while Oum Kalthoum French kissing Prince and finally, Daphne Oram is mixing the drinks. THEY DANCE IN THE DARK largely references 80’s & 90’s electronic dance music. The height of hooky, dark electronic anthems with an underlying post-colonial narrative.

features the vocals of Rosina from Canadian duo LAL. Rosina is a long time collaborator of RENU. She has featured on RENUS earlier albums and they were also both band members of recently deceased Sam Zamans (the godfather of the Electronic Asian Undergound)'State of Bengal'.

Two years on and off in the Holykuti Studios, produced in London, Berlin & Beirut with singers & performers from Ireland, Iraq, Pakistan, UK & Lebanon, They Dance in the Dark first started as an experiment. Realising her true introvertism RENU worked through mainly the computer and the philosophy of playing Tablas in mind: creating big & infinite sounds with a minimum set up.

THEY DANCE IN THE DARK is RENU´s personal imprint as a weird queer femme in a weird queer world.


In the Beginning there was darkness
But there was always you
And when I searched for light
I found her
scratching at the strobe
and when I search the light
as hope dance
as hope dances through

but there was always you


released June 30, 2017
Music: RENU
Lyrics & vocals: Rosina



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RENU London, UK

RENU started her musical journey around 2000. Playing for bands in the latter part of the Asian Underground. Originally a percussionist for multiple bands– she started to produce her own music in 2010. Fast forward some years, composing for theatre, film, dance, hosting her own nights, 1 EP and 3 albums later, she has now landed in an electronic realm. THEY DANCE IN THE DARK release Sept 2017 ... more

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