With their debut EP ‘Baby Face’ out on 22nd September, Porij are giving us the latest taste of what to expect with upbeat new’un ‘Can’t Stop’.
“I wrote ‘Can’t Stop’ one night almost 2 years ago as a way of stopping myself from overthinking,” the band’s Tom explains. “I’d fallen in that hole of playing the same tiny moments over and over again in my head and I needed to get them all out and put them to bed. Can’t Stop is a super intense, pretty relentless dance tune, about uncertainty, changing your mind and being completely consumed by your thoughts - but all while having a pretty sick time. After I wrote the song, it was just a super rushed, messy garage beat with loads of dodgy synth patches and autotune singing, but I brought it into the band and we figured out how to make it work, as we always do! One of the maddest to play live I think. We all have pretty manic parts to play, but that just adds to the manic energy.”
See Porij live at the following dates:
22 - Corsica Studios, London
23 - Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds
24 - White Hotel, Manchester
17 - Elektrowerkz, London
20 - McChuills - Glasgow
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