Galway band NewDad have followed up the October release of ‘Ladybird’ with another track from their forthcoming EP Banshee due on February 9th via Fair Youth Records.
‘Say it’ is a fine indie bop, a song which Julie Dawson says is “about unrequited love, about when someone is with you but not really, it’s supposed to capture that frustration you feel when you’re giving someone your all and they’re giving you nothing in return. The fast pace of the song makes it feel like I’m venting which works considering the feelings of irritation and bitterness I’m talking about when you don’t want to like someone but you can’t help it.”
‘Say It’ is from the band’s forthcoming second EP which was recorded and co-produced in Belfast once again with Chris W Ryan and was mixed by John Congleton.
The band say:
“This EP is definitely bigger, having more time in the studio definitely meant we got to experiment more and layer more into each track so there’s an overall bigger sound! The main themes of this EP are restlessness and anxiety, during lockdown that’s how myself and most people were feeling so that’s what inspired a lot of the writing.”
Banshee EP tracklisting:
- Say It
- Thinking Too Much
2022 will see NewDad play international festivals like SXSW and All Points Easts along with debuts in LA and New York.
NewDad Tour dates
Mon 14th Zone One at Elsewhere, Brooklyn, NY
Tues 22nd Moroccan Lounge, Los Angeles
Mon 28th Brighton Chalk
Tues 29th London Heaven
Thurs 31st Bristol Thekla
Fri 1st Birmingham O2 Academy 3
Sun 3rd Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Mon 4th Manchester Gorilla
Tues 5th Glasgow Oran Mor
Thurs 7th Dublin Whelans