Paris Jackson Drops Grungy New Single ‘Bandaid’

Paris Jackson has launched a grungy new single titled “bandaid,” which takes inspiration from bands like Nirvana and Smashing Pumpkins.

After debuting the observe in a stripped-back, acoustic efficiency for SPIN final yr, the studio model has now arrived.

I dream of you once I’m bleeding out, I’m veiny,” the singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor, and activist sings over rumbling guitars and a noir bassline. “I’m wondering if there’s a small quantity in your coronary heart/Part of you that liked/Or if I used to be simply one other stain that made/A good bandaid.”

In addition to Nirvana and Smashing Pumpkins, Jackson was additionally impressed by Interpol for the observe’s sound. She additionally took lyrical affect from Manchester Orchestra’s Andy Hull – with whom she labored on her debut album, wilted – and Vivid Eyes’ Conor Oberst.

“That is the kind of music I used to dream of constructing myself once I was 14, discovering Nirvana and Pixies for the primary time,” Jackson mentioned. “Lyrically, it’s probably the most uncooked and weak I’ve ever been in any of my songs. It’s the primary observe I’ve actually let unfastened and yelled on within the studio, which you’ll hear within the third refrain, and I really feel like that’s why it needed to be the title observe for my subsequent file.”

She continued: “I’m grateful to have additionally began producing, and Simon Oscroft has been the proper accomplice to do this with after having discovered every thing I do know from Andy and Rob within the studio beforehand. I’m additionally deeply honored by my good pal Anthony Salazar who, once I mentioned, ‘hit these drums more durable than Tommy Lee on wild facet,’ did simply that. I hope there are individuals on the market that get from it what I bought from albums like “I’m Large Awake, It’s Morning” by Vivid Eyes, a file that really made me really feel heard and understood from the within out.”

Jackson is at the moment on tour in North America in help of The Silversun Pickups. After that tour wraps subsequent month, she is going to head to competition phases, together with BottleRock Competition in Napa, CA, and Manchester, TN’s Bonnaroo.

“Bandaid” isn’t the primary time Jackson has referenced Nirvana in her work. Final spring, the musician paid tribute to the long-lasting ‘90s band’s music “Sliver” within the video for her single “lighthouse.”

Buy or stream “bandaid.”