Catbird is back with their third instalment, Ride. Following on from Dare and Soundtrack My Life, Ride aims to challenge the tendency of humans to annihilate their own natural environment and wellbeing.
Phill Small, who takes lead vocals on Ride hopes the song evokes a sense of optimism and motivates listeners to seek positive change. “While everything happening in the world is largely out of our control, our response to it is not,” Phill says. “Ideally, all these problems should motivate us even more thoroughly to seek positive change rather than wallow in hopelessness.”
Ride is a feisty indie-rock song with lyrical content to match. It’s packed with guitar fills, harmonic movement, a killer riff and an anthemic multi-layered chorus, with thought-provoking and somewhat provocative lyrics.
Ride presents a snapshot of human fortitude in uncertain times. It is critical of the exploitation and destruction caused by short-sighted and greedy figures of authority. Continue reading CATBIRD SENDS STRONG MESSAGE OF HUMAN SURVIVAL WITH NEW SINGLE