Birds Of Tokyo seem to be gearing up for a big 2019, releasing their newest song, ‘Good Lord’, earlier today.
Back in 2016, Birds Of Tokyo released their latest album, Brace. Since then, fans have been quite content watching the band play live around the place, though the question of more new music was always on their lips.
While last year saw them unleash ‘Unbreakable’, the theme to the 2018 Invictus Games, it seems that this wasn’t the only tune the group headed to the studio to record, releasing their latest single, ‘Good Lord’, today.
Speaking about the new tune, frontman Ian Kenny revealed that the lyrics were inspired by his marriage breakup from two years ago.
“It’s the old story,” Kenny explained. “You get married and you think you’re gonna live happily ever after. But one day unexpectedly you see something that literally shatters your whole world. Then you have to spend years trying to put your head and heart back together.”
Check out the teaser for Birds Of Tokyo’s ‘Good Lord’
“I know I’m not the first person to go through it, and unfortunately I won’t be the last, but it still hurt like hell and you can hear that in this song,” he added. “I was just lucky that writing with the guys in Birds gave me a way to process some of the stuff I couldn’t even talk about at the time.”
While Ian Kenny seems to have been through a rough time over the last few years, it seems that he has managed to turn these feelings into art, with the Birds Of Tokyo noting that the group’s recent songs are “just the tip of the iceberg.”
“Over the last year or so we’ve finished about half a dozen more that cover the whole spectrum of feelings you go through when something like this happens,” Kenny explained. “So for better or worse there’ll be a bit of a theme running through most of the songs we drop over 2019.”
“It’s been a rollercoaster so people should strap themselves in.”