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MISS JUNE: Anxiety On Repeat

MISS JUNE: Anxiety On Repeat

PHOTO: Imogen Wilson

PHOTO: Imogen Wilson

Miss June release Anxiety On Repeat as part of a split 7" with Dunedin band Astro Children.

Speaking with Wendy Syfret for i-D lead singer Annabel Liddell explained how the track came about and the feelings that were attached to it:

"Yeah, after Matriarchy I essentially didn't write music for six months. I couldn't touch a guitar, my mental health was just shot-to-shit and I was having a really hard time. Every time I tried to write I felt really hyper-critical of myself so I just stopped doing it. I didn't event talk to the boys in the band for that whole time.

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It wasn't intended to be the new single, it was more just needing to actually get over this anxiety, over it all. I wrote the guitar line on the top strings of the guitars in about five minutes, then brought it to the boys and told them we should practice because I hadn't seen them in a long time. I just played that guitar line repetitively and they hooked into it and the vocals just came the first time I opened my mouth"

 

Enjoy the VHS-shot visuals below..

 

 

 

 

 

MAAKA: Matariki

MAAKA: Matariki

MAALA: Composure

MAALA: Composure