CLT DRP have unveiled details of their new album Nothing Clever,
The LP is due out on September 8 via Venn Records, and vocalist Annie
Dorrett calls it “our true ethos of self-expression”. “Equally chaotic and hypnotic, it was meant to be blasted in the
car at full volume while you curse your ex, your past ghosts, and you celebrate
your cherished independence while you have it,” Annie continues.
CLT DRP are previewing the album with the title-track, with the
singer explaining of the song: “Desperation, anger, confusion – all
the feelings. I think I spent a lot of time when I was younger trying to be
clever about lyrics. I wanted to try and be witty or something ‘mature’. As a
younger woman in the industry, I felt like I wasn’t going to be taken seriously
writing the way I did.
“I quickly realised that the music I listen to the most
is nothing like that, so why would I try and emulate something I don’t even
listen to? The lyrics I connect with are always straight forward emotions or
familiar scenarios that I can identify right away when I first hear a song.
Being present in the lyrics and emotions are important to me as a lyricist. I
want you in the car with your friends screaming the lyrics at full blast
cursing your ex! That’s what this song is supposed to do.”
Watch the video below: