Watch Self Esteem returns with ‘I Do This All The Time’

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Rebecca Taylor welcomes us into her brand new era.

Returning with her first new music since 2019’s debut album ‘Compliments Please’, Self Esteem is welcoming us into her new era with new single ‘I Do This All The Time’.

Part spoken-word, Rebecca Taylor’s newest is a rousing new anthem airing out all her frustrations about societal norms. “All my upcoming work is exploring how complicated it is to just be a human,” she explains. “I’m wonderful and i’m terrible. i hurt people and people hurt me. i feel everything and nothing. It’s a shit laugh but then it can be quite jolly can’t it. The video is the first chance to spot one of the many easter eggs for Self Esteem purists as well as the rather on the nose metaphor of me hugging myself - much like elton john in the movie rocket man does. enjoy!”

Speaking to us last year about her forthcoming new record, Rebecca said, “There’s songs about assault, songs about being oppressed by narcissistic men and all of that, but there are also songs about how much I love having sex, and how much I love my vagina. And it’s complicated because that’s what it feels like. Some things don’t make sense together, and some inform the others, but tough shit - that’s where I’m at. I don’t know the answers, but I’ve written songs about how I bloody feel and I’ve got a feeling that a lot of people will feel like that too.”

Alongside new track ‘I Do This All The Time’, Self Esteem has also announced a UK tour for later this year. Check out the full run of dates below.

Revisit our chat with Self Esteem from our December 2020 / January 2021 issue now.

See Self Esteem live at the following dates.

30 - Camp Bestival, Dorset

08 - Get Together, Sheffield

01 - Fleece, Bristol
02 - Wylam Brewery, Newcastle
03 - Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff
04 - O2 Academy, Oxford
06 - The Bongo Club, Edinburgh
07 - Audio, Glasgow
09 - The Workmans Club, Dublin
10 - Gorilla, Manchester
11 - Belgrave Music Hall
12 - The Leadmill, Sheffield
14 - Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich
15 - Sub 89, Reading
16 - The Joiners, Southampton
17 - Heaven, London
19 - Elsewhere, Margate
20 - Patterns, Brighton
23 - Phoenix, Exeter
24 - Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
25 - Metronome, Nottingham

Self Esteem will play Deer Shed, which takes place 29th July - 31st July 2022. DIY is an official media partner. Tickets are on sale now.

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