BAD WITH PHONES Shares New Single ‘drive.’

Debut album 'CRASH' lands July 12th...

Deptford-born musician BAD WITH PHONES today shares his new single, ‘drive.’, out via Don’t Sleep.

On ‘drive.’, frontman Manny takes the listener on an after-hours synth-pop joyride, motioning between languid verses and tone-drenched instrumental reprieves. It follows ‘Don’t Talk To Me’, which saw the multifaceted artist embody character role play on a piece of hypnagogic post-punk immersion.

Of the single, Manny says: “Ever felt like you wanted to own the karaoke booth you and your friends rented out and sing something passionate to them? Then this ballad is for you. ‘drive.’ is a romantic song about someone trying to be romantic but come off a bit crazy and delusional in the pursuit of love. Love is the law under will and sometimes our desire for something can push us to a place of undermining love. I wrote this track in Berlin with my friend Cassie. Berlin is a place that inspires my songwriting and art. The visuals are a representation of the real crash I had, but it’s also a metaphor for choosing love through the good and the bad.”

Manny will release his debut album, ‘CRASH’, this summer; a collection of ten songs charting the artist’s shroomified journey of highs, lows and ultimate redemption in what he describes as ‘my sonic therapy session’. ‘CRASH’ is packed with “intimate anthems, love songs and comedown soothers” and to quote an album lyric will ‘come Triple XL with the vibes’.  

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