Pale Waves have announced a new single called ‘Lies’ – you can check out a teaser below.
Heather Baron-Gracie and co. subsequently debuted an unreleased track called ‘Jealousy’ on their UK headline tour in February. Baron-Gracie told fans at the time that a new single would arrive in the next few weeks, though it didn’t materialise.
The group shared two previews of the forthcoming tune on their official TikTok account this week. “You called it love but it never had a feeling/ Ripped out my heart and left it bleeding,” frontwoman Baron-Gracie sings over the cut.
In the caption of both videos, the group posted the hashtag “#newmusic”. Watch here:
In another recent TikTok upload, Baron-Gracie explained how she’d experienced “writer’s block” while Pale Waves were recording their third studio effort. “[I] ended up writing a whole song about Otis and Maeve from Sex Education because I was so invested,” she said.
The singer first spoke about that track last November, confirming that it “ended up on album 3”.
And it’s now one of my favourite songs on the album #palewaves
In September last year, Pale Waves revealed they were in the studio working on their third record by sharing some behind-the-scenes photos. One image of a notebook included the potential lyrics: “Fragile as a feather, can’t afford to break. As I’m getting older, fear I’ll make the same mistakes. Broken around the edges.”
In a four-star review of ‘Who Am I?’, NME wrote: “The band capture their optimism of a new life worth living, but never shy away laying bare the challenges of doing so in times like these.
“Just getting through the day or to the finish line is enough for most of us these days; Pale Waves ought to be proud of what they’ve achieved.”
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