Monday, August 17, 2020

Glasgow's Lemon Drink have a ‘Manic’ taste

Words: Ellie Ward

We have already heard Cowgirl's 'Wasn't Listening' and Priestgate's 'Now' from the upcoming ‘New Additions: Vol 2’, a compilation from Long Division Festival featuring artists who had been scheduled to play at this year’s festival. Next up is Glasgow four-piece Lemon Drink with ‘Manic’.

The compilation - to be released on August 21 and available to pre-order here - will share all profits between the artists involved, with the vinyl edition pressed and supported by record label Last Night From Glasgow.

'Manic' is a tasty, three-minute slice of slacker indie-pop, and follows their debut EP 'Better Run' which dropped back in March.

“'Manic' was written to call out the 'Manic Pixie Dream Girl' pop-culture cliche and about how women are individuals and do not exist to save men (looking at you self described 'sad bois')," explains vocalist/guitarist Sophie Bartholomew.

"We wanted the track to have a really fun but slightly brash feeling about it and we think what's transpired is an unapologetic yet playful anthem for women to take control of their own destinies.”

Check it out here.

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