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KAT VON D SHARE SYNTHWAVE DRIVEN SINGLE ‘FEAR YOU’

KAT VON D SHARE SYNTHWAVE DRIVEN SINGLE ‘FEAR YOU’
Salad Days

DEBUT ALBUM ‘LOVE MADE ME DO IT’ OUT AUGUST 27th.

Gifted multi-hyphenate Kat Von D shares synthwave driven single ‘Fear You’.
On the track, impassioned paranoia seeps through the cracks of her delivery as she details “being scared to let yourself fall in love” bathed in a gorgeous retro soundscape laced with instantly recognisable 808 drums. Lyrically, the track explores trust, self-exploration and the concept of overcoming your inner fears when it comes to fully committing your heart to a loved one. Written with Linda Perry, the single was produced by Kat and her band members Gregg Foreman AKA Mr. Pharmacist (synth 1), Sammi Doll (synth 2) and Dave Parley (drums). Talking about the track Kat says: “this was originally my favorite track. It still might be! I chose it to be the fifth song, because five is my favorite number. Lyrically, it’s about how you can’t lose if you don’t play. You’re so scared of taking the leap and trying, because you assume you’re going to fail. I was in a relationship where we were too scared to make it real. It was self-tormenting. You’re building it up to fall apart. You want to know someone wholeheartedly, but that would require you to get over your fear. You just won’t”.

‘Love Made Me Do It’ sits at the core of Kat’s universe, proving that music is her first and strongest passion. Having been a classically trained pianist since her youth with a deep appreciation for music of all genres, Kat poured her soul into this long-awaited full-length debut album. The project features collaborators including Dave Grohl, Linda Perry, Dave Sitek (TV On The Radio), Peter Murphy (Bauhaus), Danny Lohner (Nine Inch Nails), Ladyhawke and Charo.

Tracklist for ‘Love Made Me Do It’:
1. Intro
2. Vanish
3. Enough
4. Exorcism
5. Protected (Feat. Peter Murphy)
6. Fear You
7. I Am Nothing
8. Lost At Sea
9. Interlude
10. Pretending
11. Easier Sung Than Said
12. The Calling (Feat. Robert Harvey and Vampira)

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