FIDLAR are about to release a brand new album for us all to fall down drunk for Almost Free on January 25th via Mom & Pop records. But before we get ready for that party we’ve got the pre-game of a brand new single ‘By Myself’ – our Track of the Day.
The song premiered yesterday on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show as her ‘Hottest Record In The World’ and has been stuck in our head since. Now, not only do we have that track but we’ve also go the video and a special gig announcement. The new track follows singles ‘Can’t You See’ and ‘Too Real’ from the new LP Almost Free
The song itself is anthemic homage to cracking a cold beer with the boys, except they haven’t shown up, so infact, you’re actually just having a beer on your own. Lead singer Zac Carpenter explains “I called up all my homies to have a drink with me and no one showed up. What a bunch of kooks.”
To celebrate, and contradict the premise of the track, the decided for the video to crack one open with the boys via that crazy inter-web-wave. The list of ‘the boys’ is extensive so, deep breath, here goes: No Parents, Criminal Hygiene, Danny Bengston (Together Pangea), Kelsey Reckling (and Bocky), Cadien (Twin Peaks), The Side Eyes, Benjamin Booker, Sunny War, Matthew Zuk, Brian Rodriguez, The Frights, No Win, John Doe and DJ Bonebrake (X), Tropa Magica, Zachary “Penske” Cox, Misses Joseph Herzog, Shelly Schimek, Nate Mercereau, Culture Abuse, Barbara (@poserfeel), Alice Baxley, SWMRS, The McGinnis Family, NOBRO, Dicky Presto, Jimmy Russo, Ronald Ray-Gun, FIDIOTS, Dune Rats, Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist (The Hives), Matt Caughthran (The Bronx), Dave Catching (Eagles of Death Metal), Jonah Ray and Taran Killam for the song’s
Take a look at the video below and get ready for the wettest of Januarys.