Oliver Sim has shared new track ‘Run The Credits’, the final preview of his imminent debut solo album ‘Hideous Bastard’.
“I very much see this album as a queer horror film, and I wrote ‘Run the Credits’ as the closing scenes of the film,” Sim said of the new track.
“Sonically, I think it’s quite a joyous and celebratory song, but lyrically it’s quite open ended and has a lot of anger. It was also an opportunity to pay homage to some of the characters I love the most in cinema like Patrick Bateman and Buffalo Bill. I’ve loved those characters since I was a little boy. I never identified with the Disney princes or the action heroes—the villains and the final girls are the ones who excited me and who I aspired to be.”
Read DIY’s five-star review of ‘Hideous Bastard’ (out tomorrow, 9th September) here and listen to ‘Run The Credits’ below.
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