PORRIDGE RADIO are back with their new single and accompanying video for ‘The Rip’ from their forthcoming third studio album
Continuing the release of tracks with a stimulating alt-rock sound with ‘The Rip ‘. There are also emphatic visuals for the track which were directed by the sister of the group’s lead singer, Ella Margolin.
Dana Margolin about the track: “‘The Rip’ was the last song to be finished for the album, and we finished it about a week before we went into the studio to record it in March 2021. We wanted it to sound like massive pop, like Charli XCX, but with the instrumentation of bands like Slothrust or Deftones. It took the longest a song has ever taken me to write lyrics for, and they took form over a few years. At the beginning it was a song about a power dynamic where I was in control, by the end it was about one where I had none.”
“My friends always accuse me of making up idioms and using them like they are well known phrases and I think this song is full of those. I love the idea of something being sick at the seams, like it’s disintegrating from its core. I like things that are so simple they are universal. I wanted it to sound like when your heart breaks so badly that your entire body aches. I wanted it to feel like your soul is dropping out of your body.”
“Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder To The Sky” by Porridge Radio will be released on May 20th by Secretly Canadian