boys like girlsthe iconic pop rock band that defined a generation, is back with a new single, “blood and sugar”(fearless / Concord Records), his first music release since 2012. The song is now available on major music platforms streaming.
“blood and sugar” is a stark and honest portrait of the human experience, exploring the theme of indulging in something bad for yourself, despite knowing the consequences. Martin, the band’s lead singer, explains it this way, “Thematically, the song is pretty simple, an empty calorie ratio that’s so delicious you don’t care. You are willing to deal with the shock. coming back for more pain… almost like you’ve learned to love it. Why this obsession? We are just skin and bones. Humans. Just blood and sugar, really. I think everyone is obsessed with something bad for them. Cigars. Sports bets. Internet validation. Pills that change the way you feel. Buy too many shoes. I know I spend a lot of time trying to fill the empty hole where the drugs used to be. I spend most of my time trying to fill that hole with ‘perfection’. But in the end… no one is perfect. And it is that, we are only blood and sugar, right?
“blood and sugar“It’s just the beginning of what’s to come for boys like girls. The band confirmed that they have been working on new music for some time and will be announcing more releases soon. Another good news for fans is that the dates of a tour will be announced soon, since boys like girls plans to go out and play live again.
boys like girls has always been known for its catchy melodies, relatable lyrics, and energetic performances. With “blood and sugar”, show that they still have what it takes to make great music that resonates with their fans.
They kicked off this new era with “blood and sugar”, his first single in more than a decade. On the song, neon synths wrap around a stomping guitar as the chorus artfully recalls, “Although the girl is beautiful, we are just blood and sugar, right?” With a swaggering bridge punctuated by trilling synths and howls straight to the heart, the track sounds like classic Boys Like Girls with an infusion of experience and wisdom. “I think of it as a relationship with a lot of empty calories,” reveals Johnson. “You’re talking about how human beings are just blood and sugar. You may be afraid of this girl, but we’re all skin and bones, so why can’t you just move on? Sonically and dynamically, I expect it to be like taking ten shots out of a cannon. We really can’t wait any longer to go out and play it live.”
It is safe to say that the engine boys like girls it is primed and ready to generate new magic.
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