Pulled Apart By Horses – Hot Squash

19 May 2014, 06:00

Hot Squash is taken from new album Blood, which is out 1 September.

The follow up to 2012’s Tough Love, Blood was recorded in the band’s hometown of Leeds with producer Matt Peel (Eagulls).

The single was mixed by Rich Costey (Muse / Foo Fighters / Mastadon / The Mars Volta) and is released on their new label Best of the Best through Sony/RED.

The lyrics to Hot Squash were partly inspired by the Paul Thomas Anderson movie The Master.

“When we were writing and recording Hot Squash I had just watched the film," drummer Lee Vincent explained.

"Being a massive PTA fan I was blown away as usual and feeling suitably inspired I wrote a few lines of lyrics about cults and brainwashing.  Tom Hudson elaborated on these and Hot Squash was born!  

"I love the ambiguity of The Master, attacking such a huge subject with such subtlety is just genius in my eyes.”  

Pulled Apart By Horses are confirmed to play the main stage at Reading & Leeds Festival later this summer.