Stockholm indie/pop four-piece GIRL SCOUT have released new single ‘Bruises’. Taken from their ingeniously-titled Granny Music, the second EP by Girl Scout (released on September 29), this sumptuous new single precedes it.
Recalling the tenderest moments of Alvvays, boygenius, or Soccer Mommy, new single ‘Bruises’ is a spectral, brittle indie-rock ballad to rival the best. Showcasing lead singer Emma Jansson’s vocal spectrum hitting new heartbreaker heights, it’s a song that offers winsome reflection beyond their years on those feelings of getting older and seeing those closest to you in a whole new light. As guitarist Viktor Spasov explains of the track:
“‘Bruises’ is a song about reaching a certain age where you realise that the grown ups and people around you aren’t really grown ups but just kids stuck in older bodies. It’s a song about trying to understand and forgive the wrongdoings or faults that people close to you may have and, in some ways, the whole track is a reminder for myself to try and choose love and patience instead of anger and irritation”.