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Mac DeMarco Releases “Red Carpet 7 Inch” in Honor of the Met Gala

SANTIAGO, CHILE - MARCH 18: Mac Demarco performs during the third day of Lollapalooza Chile 2018 at Parque O'Higgins on March 18, 2018 in Santiago, Chile. (Photo by Marcelo Hernandez/Getty Images)

By way of celebration of last night’s Met Gala, Mac DeMarco has released a duo of songs, “She’s My Sweet” and “Fuck The Toronto Raptors.” Posted to YouTube as “Met Gala – Red Carpet 7 inch” (“Recorded earlier today on the red carpet at the Met Gala,” DeMarco joked), both songs are heavily steeped in AutoTune and feature R&B-inflected backbeats. The crucial lyric in each song, respectively: “Motherfuckin’ baby, she’s my sweet” and “Fuck the Toronto Raptors.” The Met Gala band features DeMarco keyboardist Alec Meen, Peter Sagar (Homeshake), Colin Caufield (DIIV), Caila Thompson (Mozart’s Sister), and more. DeMarco’s last release was a collaborative 7″ of Beat Happening covers with Shamir for Record Store Day. Listen to the “Red Carpet 7 inch” below.