‘Heaven’ follows 2015’s ‘Sore’, and was announced along with first single ‘I Feel Free’ back in June.
Speaking about ‘Sober Motel’, the band’s Katie Monks says: “‘Sober Motel’ is a celebration of sobriety, in the midst of an industry that is anything but. I wrote it in a motel bathroom after taking a mystical shower alone. There was something really pure about it all. The song spawned from a sadness I had for my friend Tony (Dilly’s bass player) who was struggling with addiction. We all were realising that being on the road had turned into volatile place for some of us, and it was heartbreaking.
“In a larger sense, alcohol is so romanticised within our culture. Knowing that it can send so many people into a downward spiral, I wanted to step forward and do the opposite of that, and present people with a different image. All of this in the hopes that it would create a sort of protective layer around the band each night on stage (and anyone else who feels the same).”
Listen to ‘Sober Motel’ and view Dilly Dally’s upcoming tour dates below - ‘Heaven’ is out 14th September on Partisan.
03 Berlin, Maze Club
04 Rotterdam, V11
05 Brussels, Botanique
08 Paris, Espace B
09 London, Sebright Arms