Glasgow noisy post-punk duo Memes (aka John McLinden and Paul McLinden) have revealed their new single "Cheer Up".
The dynamic Scottish combo who’ve been causing frantic poet-punk ructions with their two man / one laptop sonic assaults and who now have may well written the ultimate alternative Covid-19 anthem in the form of thunderously fine new single ‘Cheer Up’. Over a muscular motorik groove they encourage various global players such as Donald, Hillary, Jeremy and Boris to “cheer up” (yes, an emergency substitute version was recorded lest Bojo actually failed to make it out of the ICU), but don’t take our word for it, hear what MEMES have to say here:
“‘Cheer Up’ is about cancelled gigs, environmental catastrophe and the importance of staying in to watch TV. It's about heads of states and states of hands. It's about lifting the gloom in an atmosphere of doom. It's about fast food and slow internet. Streaming MP3s at 2MTRs distance. Stay home. Protect the NHS. Cheer Up.”
The song is out today (May 22) via Fierce Panda Records. Grab it here and stream it below.