Penelope Isles have shared ‘Terrified’ , the latest offering from their upcoming album Which Way to Happy. It follows the previously released cuts ‘Sailing Still’, ‘Iced Gems’, and ‘Sudoku’. Check it out below.
“It’s about those days when you’re dying inside but have to pop out to the shop, bumping into someone, having to put on a magic show, pretending to appear that everything is OK,” frontman Jack Wolter said of ‘Terrified’ in a press release. “It’s a song that has such a happy-fun-summery exterior but lyrically is totally the opposite. It’s one of self-doubt, displacement and finding something really terrifying to handle. Sometimes we hide a lot behind ourselves. ‘Terrified’ was an outlet for me to be able to tackle scary thoughts and worries in more of an abstract way. Things can seem impossible to talk about and articulate sometimes. I feel that making this album has enabled me and my sister Lily to open up a lot more and be honest with our songs as it just makes them so much more real.”
Which Way to Happy, the follow-up to the band’s 2019 debut Until the Tide Creeps In, is out November 5 via Bella Union.