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On the back of just one EP, Soft Animals, 2017 was a meteoric year for dance-pop duo, Sofi Tukker, with a Grammy nomination and the use of their song, ‘Best Friend’ by Apple to advertise the iPhone X turning it into a blockbuster smash. But before they were adopted by the mainstream, the pair – Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern – were a hit with queer kids across America and Europe.

“We really make it clear that we value being yourself, and expressing yourself however you want and celebrating that,” Tucker says. “That’s where we’re most happy and that’s what we want to create for the people who are with us. That’s something the queer community stands for and we admire that. Hopefully there’s some mutual admiration there.”

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