Louisa Roach, the Merseyside psych-pop singer who performs under the name She Drew The Gun, has released the title track to her forthcoming album Behave Myself.
“Punk flavoured pop for people who don’t want to behave themselves,” is how Roach describes ‘Behave Myself’. “It’s about the unstoppable forces that are made out of centuries of oppression. I see the cage and I will not accept anything less than freedom.”
A self-described “powerful socialist, feminist, and proud working-class scouser,” Roach is putting out energetic, aggressive, in-your-face electronica punk music at a furious rate. The last time we checked it with her, it was for the single ‘Cut Me Down’. That song was inspired by the Las Tesis protests in Chile, just in case you doubted Roach’s commitment to slaying the patriarchy. That same attitude carried over to the making of the song’s video as well.
“We had a lot of fun making the video with Marieke Macklon and the rest of the crew,” Roach continues. “I wanted to play around with the ideas in the lyrics which explore different aspects of feminism and life in late capitalism, so we made fake products and settings, and wanted to make it almost like a commercial Instagram feed but with a twisted narrative below the surface.”
Behave Myself was produced by Ross Orton, whose work with Arctic Monkeys, The Kills, The Fall, M.I.A, and most recently Working Men’s Club has made him an in-demand music business figure.
Check out the video for ‘Behave Myself’ down below. The Behave Myself album is set for an October 8 release.