The Paranoyds Share Garage Rock Cruncher ‘Lizzie’

New album ‘Talk Talk Talk’ is incoming…

LA group The Paranoyds return with new single ‘Lizzie’.

The band’s new album ‘Talk Talk Talk’ is out on September 9th, and it taps into their wild, raucous live shows. Set to be released via Third Man, the LA outfit are set to accompany Jack White on a run of September tour dates.

Ahead of the album, new single ‘Lizzie’ is online now, and it’s a wild, garage rock cruncher. A ‘Nuggets’ style blast of rock primitivism, the barbed guitars and snarling vocal bely a lyric of hidden subtlety.

Lexi Funston (guitar/vocals) says of the track: “She’s cute, she’s passionate, she’s dedicated to her art, but there’s this one thing. She’s a walking contradiction. How does she consistently act in roles, where she plays a truth-seeker, a down-to-earth, relatable woman who’s usually trying to escape some sort of oppressive event or oppressive relationship and then in real life be completely bound to a religion with foundations that are essentially a science fiction novel?”

JJ Stratford directs the video, and taps into a Devo style aesthetic for a clip that echoes those vintage new wave statements. The Paranoyds add: “When we were recording Lizzie, we knew we wanted it to sound like what people in the early 80s might have thought the not-so-distant future could look like. I think we might have said something like “Terminator” and “Alien” to our Director, JJ. She was able to spin those references and create an oddfully delightful, intergalactic world, with an American Bandstand-type performance on a spaceship, which ends in our band being abducted by a 5G goddess.”   

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