Self Esteem has launched a brand new single known as ‘How Can I Assist You’ – you’ll be able to watch the video for the track beneath.
The pop star, actual title Rebecca Lucy Taylor, shared her newest monitor after its premiere earlier this night (August 23) on BBC Radio 6 Music, alongside a powerful dwell session for Steve Lamacq.
“How can I make it easier to/ Do what it’s that you simply/ At all times hoped you can got down to show? … Cos that’s what I’m put right here to do/ Isn’t it?” Self Esteem sings over the intense percussion.
The accompanying video for ‘How Can I Assist You’ is the third and remaining video in a sequence of self-directed visuals shot at The Almeida Theatre and produced by Mr. Mr. Movies – watch it beneath.
“‘How Can I Assist You’ is among the first songs I wrote for the second album,” Self Esteem mentioned about her new single. “After touring the primary file and most weeks being advised that I’m underrated or intimidating I simply felt very fed up. I suppose I’ll be eternally indignant for the way in which as a lady except you’re candy, good, settled, and quiet, you’re thought-about ‘completely different’ and ‘tough’.
“I needed to play the drums within the video to reclaim how typically I used to really feel self-conscious enjoying them. The bodily act of a lady enjoying a drum means your tits transfer – all I ever needed to do was play however it at all times got here with this worry of being checked out in that method. Now my tits transfer for me, my track, my video. I’m additionally conscious it’s probs a pleasant watch for those who’re that method inclined, however I’m afraid for those who wanna watch it it’s a must to hear what I’ve acquired to say. Click on for the tits, keep for the feminism!”
‘Prioritise Pleasure’ is the follow-up to Self Esteem’s 2019 debut album ‘Compliments Please’, and is about for launch on October 22 through Fiction Data.
“13 songs of cleaning myself of the guilt and worry of being a lady who’s ‘an excessive amount of’ and changing that very notion with a celebration of myself, of you, of being a human and the way in which that isn’t at all times straightforward or excellent, and that’s okay,” Self Esteem mentioned of her new album, including: “Sorry to my dad and mom for the lyric ‘shave my pussy, that’s only for me’ however I feel it’s perhaps my most interesting hour!”
Self Esteem previously announced details of a UK and Ireland tour for November, which kicks off in Bristol on November 1. Tickets stay on sale here.
You possibly can see the complete listing of dates right here:
1 – Bristol, Fleece
2 – Newcastle, Wylam Brewery
3 – Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
4 – Oxford, O2 Academy
6 – Edinburgh, The Bongo Membership
7 – Glasgow, Audio
9 – Dublin, The Workmans Membership
10 – Manchester, Gorilla
11 – Leeds, Belgrave Music Corridor
12 – Sheffield, The Leadmill
14 – Norwich, Arts Centre
15 – Studying, Sub 89
16 – Southampton, Joiners
17 – London, Heaven
19 – Margate, Elsewhere
20 – Brighton, Patterns
23 – Exeter, Phoenix
24 – Birmingham, Hare & Hounds
25 – Nottingham, Metronome
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