Following their recent single, “Bad,” Sockholm-based band DULL returns with their latest track, “The Problem,” out now via Startracks. (Read our recent interview with the band here.) It’s the fifth single taken from their forthcoming debut album, Dive Deep Down, which is set for release on the 17th of February. Their previous releases have, in the past six months, been highlighted in several meaningful media outlets in both Sweden as well as abroad.
“The Problem” is just under three minutes long and is fueled by unconcerned but determined vocals, obscure guitars, hard-hitting and swinging drums, addictive melodies and yet another catchy chorus which by this point has become a trademark of the band.
Canan Rosén, guitar and vocals, comments on the tune, stating:
“The lack of D-vitamin like a modern cave man. That’s how the final verse of The Problem starts. In other words, very much relative to the current winter darkness of Sweden. I wish that the rest of this piece was full of clever, selling words about cool riffs, guitar melodies and an overall rock attitude. Instead, I want to offer a warm hug to whoever is out there struggling with winter depression.”
Earlier this fall, one of Sweden’s biggest newspapers, Aftonbladet, celebrated the song “You’re Lame!” calling it “indie punk rock that’s everything but dull, despite what the band name implies” and that “in only two minutes the band leaves a lasting impression.”