Slothrust has shared a lyric video for "Peach," the first single from their upcoming fourth studio album The Pact. Listen above on YouTube.
Kicking off with an angular guitar riff, the song develops several layers as Will Gorin's drums and Kyle Bann's bass enter before Leah Wellbaum's mellow vocals come in. The softness does not last long though as the track explodes into distorted guitar and screams during the chorus. There is a comfortable balance of soft and loud moments that keep the song interesting. Wellbaum spoke about the creation of the song in an interview with Billboard:
"Peach" started with a riff I wrote on a classical guitar when I was on the East Coast -- the intro with that really dissonant note. That riff was constant in my head. The rest of the song just came to me very naturally. "Peach" is a song to my inner child, encouraging her to stay free and keep it weird, and to remind her that people who used to make you feel small are ultimately unimportant. It’s also about seeing where your own mind takes you. Playfulness can be found in free association, then figuring out what those connections are afterward.
The Pact is scheduled for release on September 14, 2018. Pick it up on Amazon.
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