Clairo has returned as we speak with the discharge of her first single in two years, ‘Shirt’.
The track is the primary to be lifted from Clairo’s forthcoming second studio album, ‘Sling’, which has simply been introduced and is due out on July 16.
‘Shirt’ is an extremely delicate affair, with manufacturing from Jack Antonoff and background vocals offered by Lorde. It arrives the identical day (June 11) as Lorde’s first track in 4 years, ‘Photo voltaic Energy’, which was additionally produced by Antonoff and, in flip, had background vocals offered by Clairo in addition to Phoebe Bridgers.
Hearken to ‘Shirt’ beneath:
In an announcement shared on Twitter alongside the announcement, Clairo – actual title Claire Cottrill – defined the inspiration for the album.
“Joanie, my canine, opened up my world in methods I didn’t assume had been succesful,” she wrote.
“By caring for her, it pressured me to face my very own ideas about parenthood and what it will imply to me. tales as classes, regrets as regret.. occupied with one thing/somebody earlier than your self.
“It’s a glimpse right into a world the place I discovered that domesticity is what I used to be lacking.”
Arriving similtaneously the only on streaming providers is Clairo’s first tv efficiency of the track, taking to the stage on The Tonight Present with Jimmy Fallon.
She carried out the track on stage by herself with simply her acoustic guitar to assist her. Watch that efficiency beneath.
Whereas ‘Shirt’ is Clairo’s first official single for the reason that launch of her 2019 debut album ‘Immunity’, she has spent the final 12 months unveiling a string of songs and covers on social media, together with tracks by The Strokes and Carole King.