PVRIS have shared two new singles, Wherever However Right here and Animal by way of Hopeless Data.
The brand new tracks are the primary to be lifted from PVRIS’ forthcoming, at present untitled album.
The singles are accompanied by a haunting brief movie, directed by Jax Anderson and PVRIS’ personal Lyndsey Gunnulfsen, which sees the vocalist meander throughout a area in darkness, inter-cut with photographs of being drowned underneath water, earlier than awakening in a glass cube-shaped facility ruled by nameless, mask-wearing authority figures.
Talking of the primary single, Gunnulfsen explains, “At its core, Wherever However Right here is about wanting to flee your environment. My complete life I’ve all the time discovered myself stressed and desirous to be some other place.
“I all the time think about current in numerous instances and completely different locations; in all places and wherever however the place I’m within the second, even the nice moments. I feel plenty of us expertise that to a point, a longing to be someplace or with somebody you’ll be able to’t essentially establish.”
Detailing the inspiration behind second observe Animal, she continues, “Animal is all about defiance, breaking freed from management whether or not it’s from different folks, or from ourselves. It may even be checked out by a wider lens and interpreted as defiance in direction of “the person”, authorities, or the algorithms that run our lives, that ‘know us’.
“It is about difficult the identification the skin world chooses to offer you. It’s additionally a touch upon fame and spectacle. I really feel like we as a society are fast to dehumanize one another and maintain folks in fastened kinds denying each other the alternatives to develop and evolve. I feel this holds true particularly these in any scale of a highlight; artists, actors, influencers, fashions, athletes, politicians, and so forth… this may be true for private relationships as properly. We do one another a disservice by proscribing each other to those metaphorical cages. Animal is about difficult that.”
Watch the brief movie for Wherever However Right here and Animal beneath:
PVRIS will making their dwell return in Los Angeles with a sold-out present on the Troubadour on October 27, with Gunnulfsen joined by bassist Brian MacDonald and drummer Denny Agosto Vega.
From January, PVRIS will embark on a 13 date UK/European run. See dates beneath:
PVRIS tour dates:
Jan 22: Manchester Academy
Jan 23: Glasgow O2 Academy
Jan 25: Birmingham O2 Institute
Jan 26: London O2 Academy Brixton
Jan 29: Antwerp Kavka Zappa
Jan 31: Tilburg 013
Feb 01: Paris Alhambra
Feb 02: Cologne Gloria Theater
Feb 04: Hamburg Grunspan
Feb 06: Vienna Flex
Feb 07: Munich Technikum
Feb 08: Generali Milan Magazzini
Feb 10: Berlin Gretchen