The Skinny: Australian rock outfit Violent Soho are thrilled to unveil their blistering new single “Like Soda”. The track will be available to purchase via iTunes and on all streaming services on Friday October 9.
Recorded at The Shed studios in Brisbane with producer Bryce Moorhead (the same location and producer that they worked with on Hungry Ghost), “Like Soda” gives fans a first taste of what is to come from the beloved Mansfield four-piece.
The song opens with little fanfare, simply lead vocalist Luke Boerdam, his guitar and as he describes, the imagery of “those empty summer afternoons in a RSL and pubs – when all the pokies are empty, beer is warm and there’s nothing but horse-race noise in the background.” As the song builds, the rest of Violent Soho aren’t far behind and come steamrolling in at the one-minute mark as the track explodes into all out chaos and fury. As Michael Richards drums drive the track on frenetic pace, Luke Henery (bass) and James Tidswell (guitar) act as the perfect support for Boerdam’s lyrical tact that floods the track as he bellows out about the stale suburban life that we all play a role in.