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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.”
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