CMAT has debuted her first new song of 2021, ‘I Don’t Really Care For You’.
Speaking about the track, she explains: “It’s about realising you were ultimately the bigger dickhead in a relationship. I was thinking about how superiority always insists upon itself. Good people will always think they were doing the right thing in the moment, even if their actions are terrible. I try really hard to be a good person, but I still end up being a big bully sometimes. If you ever find yourself saying something along the lines of, ‘I would love him IF…’ or ‘I would stay with you IF…’ then… you’re probably being a dickhead”
“Musically, I went to my producer Oli with the vague concept of, ‘What if this song was ABBA doing a spaghetti western soundtrack?’ and he just knocked it out of the park. I was also listening to loads of Charley Pride around that time – and the backing vocals in the pre-chorus are directly inspired by him. Rest In peace king!”
So there you go.
The new cut comes as CMAT announces her first solo London headliner, taking place at The Troubadour on 9th November. Tickets for the show go on sale this Thursday, 25th February, at 10am – which her sold-out Irish headline shows moving back to October and November.
Her live-dates now read:
22 Connolly’s, Leap
23 Live at St Luke’s, Cork
05 Whelan’s, Dublin
09 The Troubador, London
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