Melbourne punk rockers Clowns have released their fourth single from their upcoming album Endless, and it's their heaviest yet. "Death Wish" is a high-octane, riff-driven track and follows the release of the singles "Formaldehyde," "Bisexual Awakening," and "Thanks for Nothing." Endless drops on October 20

Clowns, the renowned punk rock powerhouse hailing from Melbourne, Australia, are lighting the fuse once again with their latest single, "THANKS 4 NOTHING." The third release from their upcoming album ENDLESS, set to launch on October 20th through their DIY label, Damaged in Aus/NZ, and Fat Wreck Chords everywhere else in the world. Penned, performed, and woven together by Hanny J, the band's talented bassist, "THANKS 4 NOTHING" takes listeners on a sonic journey reflecting the highs and lows of the music scene during the COVID-19 lockdown.


With their first single, "Formaldehyde," already out, they now unleash their heaviest track, "Bisexual Awakening." This explosive song races at a breakneck speed unveiling rapid-fire guitar riffs, intense drumming, and vocals that go all out. To get a taste of their new music, watch the accompanying video, and take a look at what singer Stevie Williams had to say about his reflections on the impactful song, “Bisexual Awakening,” below.

Clocking in at 1.49, “Bisexual Awakening” stands as one of the heaviest songs on our new album ENDLESS. It delivers high-octane energy punk rock alongside lyrics that I wrote about my own journey as a kid who assumed my own straightness until I realised that straight people don’t experience same-sex attraction, like, at all. Haha, it was a pretty profound realisation. The song delves into the pervasive nature of bisexuality, shedding light on the presence of bisexual individuals in everyday life, even if their orientation goes completely unnoticed to themselves or people around them. We hide in plain sight.

I wanted the song to just be like any other Clowns song - fierce, powerful, tongue-in-cheek. I wanted it to blend into the album and our catalogue, symbolising the same way bisexual people often seem to be good at blending into nearly any situation. Once the song was written and demos of it started hitting the ears of our friends and family, it did start to become a quick favourite. The song emphasizes that bisexuals can kinda be like chameleons, adapting to any and many situations, yet can often be left feeling like we don’t truly belong.

Biphobia and bi-invisibility is real and annoying, and the lyrics tackle these topics in my own light-hearted way. I don’t take a lot of things very seriously in my life, and when I do take something seriously, my knee-jerk reaction is to try and see the humour in it in an attempt to stop taking it seriously. And honestly, there is a little bit of humour in being afflicted with bisexual tendencies. Who will I smooch tonight after I clock off from DJing a queer night in Melbourne? It seriously might be anyone, and that, to me, is super fun and exciting way to live and love.


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