Following the teaser video from last week, Plastique have released their brand new song and video "The Noise Inside Me", which was unleashed on YouTube, Vimeo and Soundcloud today.
The three-piece electro punk rock outfit have always delivered on their diverse sonic influences and music videos with ‘The Noise Inside Me’ being no exception. Set in a decadent scenario, the video focuses on the song’s themes of conformity and self-expression struggles.
“The song is a reaction” says singer Anelise Kunz. “We’re expected to look or behave a certain way. It starts as a necessity but suddenly you find yourself trapped in a superficial lifestyle and you become everything you’re not. And for whom?”
Guitarist Fabio Couto continues, “To me it’s more about the music. This song is really powerful and its lyrics have become my favourite. I’m sick and tired of pop music telling you everything is OK. This age has some of the most boring and forgettable mainstream music ever produced. So I hope we can inspire some people to think differently and expand their horizons.”
If the song’s catharsis, “Goddamn, we’re all gonna die” isn’t enough, the video - set around a mannequin household coming to life, a sparring dojo reminiscent of ‘Fight Club’ and a dreamy room filled with dust falling like snow - packs a pretty punch.
Plastique’s producer and co-director for the video, Gabriel Ralls, offers another take: “It’s about shedding the skin and getting out your aggression. No one truly wants a perfect life; we all want to do something that matters, but we’re being told otherwise by Instagram. The song and video aims to unleash those demons.”
Catch Plastique this week on the 18th May supporting White Miles at Proud Camden, London. Tickets from: https://plastique.ticketabc.com/events/white-miles-camden/
The Noise Inside Me is released on 17th June 2016 on all streaming platforms and digital stores. Pre-order from http://plastique.bandcamp.com