Pom Poko have shared the second single from their forthcoming album within the type of scuzzed-out new single ‘My Candidacy’.
The high-energy monitor is the second single from the Norwegian group’s second album ‘Cheater’, to be launched on November 6 through Bella Union.
“The song itself is about the wish to be able to believe in unconditional love, even though you know that there probably is no such thing,” the band stated of the discharge. “We, at least, believe in unconditional love for riffy tunes with sing-song choruses.”
It follows the discharge of the one ‘Andrew’, which heralded the band’s shift right into a spikier sound.
Describing ‘Andrew’, the band stated: “’Andrew’ is a cool example of how our collective songwriting process allows us come up with stuff we’d never be able to come up with if we were just writing individually.”
Of the sonic change on their second album, singer Ragnhild Fangel stated: “I believe it’s very correct to say that we wished to embrace our extremes a bit extra.
“In the manufacturing course of I believe we aimed extra for some kind of distinction between the meticulously written and organized songs and a extra chaotic execution and recording, but additionally let ourselves discover the much less frantic elements of the Pom Poko universe.
“I think both in the more extreme and painful way, and in the sweet and lovely way, this album is kind of amplified.”