Teenage punks The Linda Lindas have teamed up with three scene legends, Bikini Kill’s Kathi Wilcox and Erica Daybreak Lyle and The Raincoats’ Vice Cooler, for the brand new track “Misplaced in Thought.” The observe seems on Lyle and Cooler’s upcoming profit compilation LAND TRUST: Profit for North East Farmers of Coloration, out at present (June third) through Bandcamp.
At a fast and soiled minute-and-a-half, “Misplaced in Thought” options some anguished call-and-response vocals from The Linda Lindas as Wilcox, Lyle, and Cooler bang out a gnarly laborious rock squall. The musicians thrash round in a yard within the track’s music video, which they naturally shot in lower than an hour.
Everybody concerned with “Misplaced in Thought” spoke extremely of their collaboration expertise. “I grew up studying to drum to data that Wilcox performed on,” Cooler mentioned. “It was a surreal expertise to get to work with somebody who has written so many nice songs. And The Linda Lindas really feel equally — and so they actually elevated the collaboration.”
To that finish, The Linda Lindas’ Lucia defined the artists’ songwriting course of. “All of us appreciated the concept of a call-and-response vocal factor within the verse, which actually simply took after the instrumental half,” she mentioned. “It’s about feeling overwhelmed by all the pieces bottled up in your mind and getting so misplaced in your self you turn into unaware of your environment.”
The entire proceeds from LAND TRUST: Profit for North East Farmers of Coloration go towards the acquisition of recent land by NEFOC, an Indigenous group that acquires land as a way to return it to indigenous nations and farmers of colour. The group helps farmers buy land and arrange authorized land belief constructions in order that the land is collectively owned in perpetuity, and in addition assist fund the purchases.
The Linda Lindas’ Eloise commented on the profit, sharing, “It’s the very best when individuals not solely make music that sounds cool, however music that may truly make a distinction. All I need is to have the ability to make a distinction and impact change on this planet, and music supplies an important outlet for us to do this. It’s so superior to assume, even when it’s only one track, music could be so highly effective and accomplish that a lot.”
Later this month, Bikini Kill will launch a brand new leg of North American reunion tour dates. You should purchase tickets to their upcoming reveals right here.