New York quartet cumgirl8 (or cg8) shared their new single “cicciolina,” their first with 4AD. The group consists of Lida Fox (bass), Veronika Vilim (guitar), Chase Lombardo (drums) and Avishag Rodrigues (guitar. The quartet creates boundless, brilliantly chaotic music that takes its cues from such talents as Cocteau Twins, ESG, Suicide, B-52s, Madonna and others. ‘Cicciolina’ is a perfect introduction, a four-minute track that encapsulates the raw, bold energy of its namesake, the Italian-Hungarian porn star who later became politician Ilona Staller, aka Cicciolina.
Speaking of the song, cumgirl8 say: “Cicciolina is an Italian icon, porn star and former politician that was elected to parliament in the 90s. She advocated for human rights and the eradication of nuclear weapons. Cicciolina said “make sex not war” and used her divine power of femininity to troll the status quo while disrupting it from the inside. We feel her ideals are foundational to the cumgirl8 philosophy of subversive change, peace, and strength in vulnerability. We hope she loves our song, we love her very much. Cicciolina is cumgirl1.” Enjoy the tune!