By Frank-O on

Pom Pom Squad hails from Brooklyn, New York & began in 2015 as a solo project by front-woman Mia Berrin, but has evolved into a four-piece band.

This track will be featured on their forthcoming album: “Death of a Cheerleader,” which will be dropping on June 25th.

According to a press release, vocalist & songwriter Mia Berrin says of the track:

“This song is honestly sort of a self-drag. I think during the ‘Ow’ [previous EP] cycle, I convinced myself that through writing these songs I could completely exorcise the demon that was my depression. As It turns out, no amount of songwriting is a substitute for medication and therapy. In terms of thinking in a narrative arc, I knew I wanted to write a song that felt like a bridge between the guitar-based world of the record and the cinematic 50s/60s inspired world of this record. Ultimately it became about a meta-feeling – being angry at yourself for being depressed. The character of this song is basically my ego: the part of myself who doesn’t learn, makes the same mistakes constantly, is flaky, can’t admit she’s wrong, is self pitying and who wraps it all up in a bow the color of self deprecation. When I was in college, I joked with my friends that my placement in the 9 alignments was “Chaotic Stupid” which became kind of a persona of it’s own. My dumb-bitch-self. In short, the song is me calling myself whiny. Very glam!”

Enjoy & share! –Frank_O


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