London quartet Modern Woman have put out a new single, ‘Ford’, following up their 2021 debut EP, Dogs Fighting In My Dream. The track was produced and mixed by Oli Barton-Wood, with mastering by Jason Mitchell. Check out its music video, directed by Sandra Ebert, below.
“‘Ford’ has been one of the oldest songs in our repertoire,” bandleader Sophie Harris explaned in a statement. “I wrote the bassline loop for it a long time ago, one day when I only had a bass to hand. I structured the song and added guitar and simple vocal. I wanted to give it a raw and slightly sinister feel to it. We can spend an incredibly long time working a song in our practice space before we ever play it live, so we wanted to make sure that energy resonated through the recording.”
She added: “Lyrically, it is about a girl who borrows her brother’s Ford and drives it around. For Juan’s vocals towards the end of the song, I went with a William Burroughs-esque cut up technique and collected different car-related writings, chopped them up and reformed them.”