Scarlet Pleasure Channels Anit-Fascist Grit In “What A Life”

A playful meeting of pop and R&B with grit

Photo: Märta Thisner

With an edginess that dates back World War 2 anti-fascist resistance, Scarlet Pleasure brings that classic grit into a modern soundscape of pop and R&B with their latest banger “What A Life.” The song’s inspirational roots traces back to the Italian folk song “Bella Ciao,” which was an anti-fascist resistance anthem during WW2. “What A Life” is a stirring piece that cyrstallizes around smoky harmonies and sparkling chords where the heart-hitting vocals deliver a cinematic texture to the song. Check it out: