HOLYCHILD have shared infectious new 80s tinged jammer 'Wishing You Away'.
The band seem to excel in fusing light with shade, a nuanced view of pop that enables them to match crisp melodies to lyrical darkness.
New single 'Wishing You Away' is case in point. On the surface a bubbly 80s tinged pop jewel, it actually refers to toxic and sometimes abusive relationships.
Singer Liz Nistico explains: "My father was physically abusive to my mom when I was growing up and I used to be ashamed of that. I was so horrified that I was a part of such a family and I didn't start talking about it until recently."
"It's a part of my past I can't escape. Sometimes I'll be dating someone who is borderline abusive and I think, "This is it. This is my destiny. This is what I'm supposed to have." And if you ever think that I want you to know you are WRONG."
"It has taken me a long time to come to terms with my past and how it dictates my present," she continues. "And I'm still working on it. But now you are going to get a glimpse of that with this song and video. The song is a cry to my dad. The video is a warning for the future. Wrapped in typical HOLYCHILD-fashion, it's cute but also creepy."
Tune in now.
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