Following acclaim from the likes of BBC Introducing for their debut single ‘Shindigger‘, Cheshire band Queen Cult have now shared a raging new single. Consisting of front person Maisie Johnson and bassist Leila Jacklin, as well as Brodie Carson on drums and Piers Jarvis on guitar, the band pride themselves on their LGBTQ+ identity and sharing their queer, politically-charged messages with the masses through their riotous pop-rock anthems.
Propelled by the soaring, impassioned power of Johnson’s soulful vocals, ‘Show & Tell‘ builds with a gritty, swirling energy and raw riffs to an empowered call to arms; imploring us not to turn a blind eye to the injustices rife at the hands of our government. With shades of the fierce spirit of Bang Bang Romeo, it races with a relentless, searing force, resulting in a compelling plea to come together against the forces seeking to oppress us.
Of the track, the band explain:
“’Show & Tell’ was written in such unprecedented times during the pandemic, when we were feeling the most physically and mentally tested by the world – not only from our own point of view, but everyone around us too. The song details our struggles and our perspective on the government’s response to the pandemic. Living in a small town, we watched nothing get done by the floppy haired twit. As Mary Antoinette once fed brioche to the poor…we sat hopelessly watching the news and thought, “why don’t we just eat some cake?”
‘Show & Tell’ is out now. Catch Queen Cult live at London’s Queer Off on 29th October, tickets here.
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