Dream Wife have announced their second album, entitled So When You Gonna…. The band also released a playful and vibrant video for the first single off the album, Sports – take a look above.
The single was inspired by the group’s inability to sit still after the hectic and intense schedule they had on their last tour, with the band saying that the video “simultaneously plays with and celebrates ‘sports’ through multiple levels of reality and non-reality; exploring the nonsense of sports, toying with the seriousness of competition and the rigidity of rules while also asserting how important it is to be in your body, the joy of being in a team, the purpose in doing something for the sake of doing it, the endorphins and the sweat. Playing sports is great if that’s for you but there are so many other ways to be physical, to be with your body. For us, more often than not, it’s the rock show. Rock n roll is an extreme sport and we’re a team.”
Speaking to the BBC’s Annie Mac, the group discussed how they set out to address the gender imbalance in the music industry, with guitarist Alice Go saying: “the album was recorded with a full team of women. Female producers are less than 5% in the industry. It was a real eye-opener working with this team, and they’re incredible.”
"The album was recorded with a full team of women. Female producers are less than 5% in the industry. It was a real eye-opener working with this team, and they're incredible"
— BBC Radio 1 (@BBCR1) March 10, 2020
Take a look at our interview with Dream Wife here, where Alice Go and bassist Bella Podpadec talk gear Imposter Syndrome and the recording of this follow-up record.
So When You Gonna… arrives on 3 July. The full tracklist for the LP is below.
Hasta La Vista
U Do U
So When You Gonna…
Hold On Me
After The Rain
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