Recently supporting Incubus on their UK tour, and opening for MUSE in Canada, Softcult today announce new EP See You In The Dark out March 24, 2023 via Easy Life Records.
Made up of twins Mercedes (She/Her) and Phoenix Arn-Horn (They/Them), they also share new single ‘Drain’ which is about climate change, specifically the shameless greed of corporations and the government officials that are fuelling it.
On the track Mercedes says, “It’s disgusting how making a profit is a higher priority for those in power than a sustainable environment. Seeing hollow shows of performative “action” from these world leaders and multi-million dollar companies that don’t offer any actual solutions just adds to my frustration, because it feels like we’re being manipulated and lied to in the most disgustingly condescending way.”
She continues, “There are people out there who could end world hunger right now in exchange for 10% less of their billions. There are legislations that could reverse climate change in time to save this dying planet and spare future generations a pretty horrific existence. But these bloated fucking dragons would rather die hoarding more wealth than they could ever spend in a lifetime than part with a little to help save the world. To think these billionaires actually give a shit about us or our quality of life is just naive. So because of the one percent’s greed, their legacy will be our eventual extinction.”