Ahead of the release of their new EP ‘i don’t want to grow up boring’ on 28th October via [PIAS] Recordings, pinkpirate is sharing their newest single ‘Can We Talk About The Past Instead?’.
“I wrote Can We Talk About The Past Instead about the fear I’ve always had about growing up,” they say. “I wanted it to be the fun song on the EP, inspired by Charli XCX and other more ‘avant-pop’ artists. I’ve always wanted to talk about my anxiety surrounding growing up within a song and I think the lyrics capture the ideas around the pressure to grow up and not be boring or simple, but simultaneously about how once you get to a certain age, you don’t really seem to matter to society anymore (especially on social media). The song originated as a bit of a joke as one of my friends wanted to scream on a song I wrote, so I got her to send me audio of her screaming and then wrote the first verse around that…”
Have a listen below.
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