Al Costelloe delivers a bit of sonic therapy with her latest single ‘Shrink’s Couch’
Her debut EP So Neurotic, arrives alongside the new single ‘Shrink’s Couch’ and its accompanying video directed and animated by Jesse Wong.
London singer-songwriter Al Costelloe (formerly of Big Deal) has released her debut solo EP So Neurotic. The single arrives as part of the EP and is accompanied by a video directed and animated by Jesse Wong.
Here’s Al discussing the single:
“Whereas lots of people still feel a stigma around therapy, I’d always been brought up with the idea that it’s actually essential for just getting through life and being a functioning human being if you’re lucky enough to be able to access it. So I like the way that every time I sing the chorus it feels like a tiny act of resistance against the shame that still surrounds mental health, it reminds me of where I’ve come from and what’s helped me get to where I am today.”
As for her EP, the tracks were recorded between Bristol and Liverpool with producers Ali Chant (PJ Harvey, Yard Act, Perfume Genius) and Mike Halls (Clean Cut Kid) – with further contributions from Costelloe’s live guitarist Ed Hayes (Yuck / Frank Ocean). The EP moves between soothing indie-pop and self-aware art-pop, exploring difficult relationships, whether that be romantic or familial, and the relationship you have with yourself.
Al Costelloe’s debut EP So Neurotic and her single, ‘Shrink’s Couch’ are both out now.
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