Just last night, Montreal sweetheart Liz Labelle premiered her new single “Bombs Away”. If you haven’t heard it yet, you can YouTube it and you’ll most likely land on her lyric video, where you can sing happily away to this track.
Produced by This Century’s Sean and Alex Silverman, this song, just like its predecessor “It’s Not Me It’s You,” is about love – not exactly the joyous side of this abstract feeling, but more like the ugly side of it. In this piece, Labelle sings her heart out about catching this one jerk cheating on her and finally dumping him after she’s probably given him one too many chances.
Even though lyrical content may be similar for both of Labelle’s hits, “Bombs Away” is on the complete opposite of the sonic spectrum. If you’ve heard her debut single, you would know that it’s got brighter tones and that it’s got a “poppy”, “dancy” and “bubble gum-like” feeling to it. However, for this new tune, it features a heavier usage of electric guitars, causing it to have more of a rocky and grungy edge to it – think Avril Lavigne. This track displays Labelle’s versatility of being able to adapt to different styles.
If you’re looking for something different and fun to listen to, I suggest you look this song up right away. Have fun singing and dancing away to it! You can get the song along with her debut full-length album on iTunes this upcoming October 22.
Listen to “Bombs Away” below: