Watch ISLAND return with new single ‘Octopus’

ISLAND return with new single ‘Octopus’

“It’s about the conflict felt as a musician between wanting to grow older and wiser and wanting to stay young.”

Following the release of their 2019 EP ‘When We’re Still’ and 2018 debut LP ‘Feels Like Air’, ISLAND are back with new track ‘Octopus’.

Speaking about the single the band say, “‘Octopus’ describes the feeling of looking back on rebellious teenage years from a time where an impulse to cause trouble has been replaced with new sentiments. It’s about the conflict felt as a musician between wanting to grow older and wiser and wanting to stay young, and it asks if we as a world are only interested in stories, and whether normality is something to be desired. A world in which you might be persuaded to change yourself to fit in, like an octopus changes colour to adapt to its surroundings. The song ends by flirting with the idea of reverting back to old ways, and getting back to making trouble.”

Check it out below.

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