NewDad debut new single ‘Ladybird’

It's taken from a forthcoming EP ‘Banshee’, set for release early next year.

NewDad have debuted a new single ‘Ladybird’.

The track was recorded and co-produced in Belfast with frequent collaborator Chris W Ryan, and mixed John Congleton (Lana Del Rey, Phoebe Bridgers). ‘Ladybird’ is taken from a forthcoming EP ‘Banshee’, set for release early next year.

“I wrote the song after watching the film ‘Ladybird’,” Julie from the band explains. “The chord progression reminded me of the Dave Matthew’s song that’s played throughout the film so I initially named it after that, so ‘Ladybird’ was just a working title. I then wrote the lyrics about the difficult part of relationships and the struggle we sometimes face when we’re away from someone and the fears and anxieties we have about what they’re doing or if they’re okay, I realised this coincided with the relationship between the mother and daughter in the film so the title ended up being pretty fitting. It’s about the give and take in any relationship really and about the struggles of being away from someone you care about.”

NewDad are set to hit the road this November, with a new headline run set for March and April 2022. You can check out their dates, and the new track ‘Ladybird’, below.

8 Belfast Ulster Sports Club
10 Galway Roisin Dubh
11 Dublin The Workmans Club
12 Glasgow The Poetry Club
14 Manchester Yes
16 Bristol Louisiana
17 London The Lexington
19 Pitchfork Festival Paris
21 Margate Elsewhere
22 London The Lexington

MARCH 2022:
28 Brighton Chalk
29 London Heaven
31 Bristol Thekla

APRIL 2022
1 Birmingham O2 Academy 3
3 Nottingham Rescue Rooms
4 Manchester Gorilla
5 Glasgow Oran Mor
7Dublin Whelans

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