Cheerbleederz Announce Debut Album “Even In Jest” & Reveal Lead Single “Cute As Hell” For Valentine’s Day

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London indie punk trio Cheerbleederz have announced their return with the news that their debut album, Even In Jest, will be released this Summer via Alcopop! Records. To celebrate the announcement, the band have revealed the album’s lead single, Cute As Hell, that is a fizzing new anthem dedicated to those thirsty early stages of a new crush, perfectly timed for Valentine’s Day. Driving, fun and catchy as hell, you couldn’t go so far as to say that this is a comeback, as the band have been working non-stop behind the scenes since 2020’s Lobotany EP, but with this latest offering it’s safe to say that Cheerbleederz are firmly back in business for 2022.

“We are so excited to share our debut album this year! It feels like a long time coming, as we started working on it in lockdown in 2020, writing, rehearsing, and recording in the pockets of time when we could. It further bonded us at a time where being creative and having a collective output became more important than ever. These are our favourite batch of songs yet—full of character, hope, energy, misery, introspection and rage, we wanted to write complex songs that reflected our complex selves! It was hard to choose a first single, but releasing ‘cute as hell’ on Valentine’s Day felt rightIt’s an anti-commercial ode to fancying somebody and having no idea what’s going on in their head. It’s also about how scary love is, because you have to give up control and surrender yourself to this tidal wave of impulsive emotion. When we were working on the album, ‘cute as hell’ was literally the last song we wrote; the lyrics are playfully ironic and also have a constant kind of manic energy that definitely stems from the deep, restless depths of the pandemic.”

You can stream Cute As Hell here and pre-order Even In Jest via Alcopop! Records