Toronto’s Single Mothers are set to release their first new music since last summer’s well-received Our Pleasure, with a stream of “Switch Off.” The song is full of post-hardcore and punk fury, all packed into 84 seconds.
The band’s leader and frontman Drew Thomson commented to Revolver Magazine, “Switch Off’ is kind of about testing who you are and who you could be and who you want to be, switching off the past ‘you’ and shedding that old skin while taking a step forward – giving that ‘new improved you’ a spin for a bit and seeing just how the new skin fits. Sometimes a change can last, sometimes it can’t – but just ‘trying’ is the first step to succeeding, right? Hard to say for sure. A lot of ground can be made before the past starts pulling your ankles, tapping you on the shoulder, beckoning your name. ’All I Had to do was switch off’ sounds easy but it ain’t, most demons don’t just go away.”