"What if this song was ABBA doing a spaghetti western soundtrack?"

CMAT returns with new single 'I Don't Really Care For You'.

The singer is on a terrific run, with her opening trilogy of singles presenting a deeply vivid, wholly original pop viewpoint.

Out now, 'I Don't Really Care For You' expands on this, something CMAT describes thus: "What if this song was ABBA doing a spaghetti western soundtrack?"

Lyrically, she focusses on relationships, and coming to terms with regret for your own actions. It's all tongue in cheek, but there's a bigger point here, too - personal accountability, and the growing responsibility that comes with adulthood.

She says...

“It’s about realising you were ultimately the bigger dickhead in a relationship. I was thinking about how superiority always insists upon itself. Good people will always think they were doing the right thing in the moment, even if their actions are terrible. I try really hard to be a good person, but I still end up being a big bully sometimes. If you ever find yourself saying something along the lines of, ‘I would love him IF...’ or ‘I would stay with you IF...’ then... you’re probably being a dickhead..."

“Musically, I went to my producer Oli with the vague concept of, ‘What if this song was ABBA doing a spaghetti western soundtrack?’ and he just knocked it out of the park. I was also listening to loads of Charley Pride around that time - and the backing vocals in the pre-chorus are directly inspired by him. Rest in peace king!”

Tune in now.

CMAT will play London's Troubadour on November 9th.

Photo Credit: Sarah Doyle

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