Listening Post

It sounds like London duo Shit Girlfriend are having a brilliant time not giving a fuck

Laura-Mary Carter (Blood Red Shoes) and Natalie Chahal (Natalie Bang Bang) have shared a fuzzy new track from their upcoming double A-side

It’s the liberating sound of two people who stopped worrying and decided to concentrate on having a good time.

Blood Red Shoes‘ Laura Mary Carter and Natalie Chahal (aka Natalie Bang Bang) have been doing this music thing long enough to know that when you’re having a laugh and feel a chemistry follow your instinct.

They’re old friends from London, and as the story goes, they went to Los Angeles, and while eating tacos outside the Playboy Mansion on Valentine’s Day, came up with Shit Girlfriend. They describe the project as “a DIY period-punk femme explosion meets the sticking out tongue emoji.” The don’t overcomplicate things, they write, and they record. It’s the sound of care-free reckless abandon.

After releasing ‘Mummy’s Boy’ earlier this year, they’ve just shared a new track, ‘I Don’t Wanna Die’.

Here they are: “When we’re out together, we’re always having a good time, getting ourselves into bizarre and hilarious situations. We thought we ought to make songs about it.”

‘I Don’t Wanna Die’ is part of a double A-side release coming out on PNKSLM Recordings on Friday (19 May). Listen to it below.

The release is available to pre-order and they’re heading to Brighton this week to play The Great Escape.

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