Set for release on 17th March on FoxFive Records, Black Honey have announced their third album ‘A Fistful Of Peaches’.
Following last year’s LP ‘Written & Directed’, Izzy Phillips says, “If the vibe of ‘Written & Directed’ was creating this whole Tarantino world and this safe space of me almost refusing help and saying I was fine, then with this album it’s the opposite. Lockdown had happened, I’d had two years of not writing anything and feeling like my entire purpose had gone down the drain, I’d been in intense therapy which was exhausting, and what came out was just me regurgitating things from my entire life and building my brain cells back to how they should be. I’ve had to be more honest and vulnerable with myself, but I feel like I’d be disservicing anyone who spends their time and passion and energy into this project to not fucking unveil it all.”
Sharing new track ‘Heavy’ alongside the news, she adds, “We wrote this song the day I found out the founder of our fan club passed away from Covid-19. We were talking about the weight of grief and the way it holds you down, about the parallels between grief and depression. The weight of mental illness and how it brings you a deeper understanding of grief. There’s always a glimmer of light though and I love how ‘Heavy’ has that kind glitter darkness. It’s in my nature to become co-dependant and I think in this song I’m reaching for someone to help me climb back out. I talk a bit about the never-ending story as it was my first dialog with death and depression as a child. Watching Artax the horse getting swallowed by the nothing whilst Atreyu screamed helplessly from the edges of a swamp really spoke to me.”
Check out ‘Heavy’ below.
‘A Fistful Of Peaches’ Tracklisting:
1. Charlie Bronson
3. Ups Against It
4. Out of My Mind
5. Rock Bottom
6. Cut the Cord
8. I’m a Man
9. Nobody Knows
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