Australian alt-rockers The Griswolds have unveiled “YDLM ft. Lizzo,” the latest track off of the band’s forthcoming sophomore album High Times For Low Lives – Click HERE to listen/embed. The song, which premiered via Consequence of Sound, features the acclaimed and much buzzed-about vocalist-rapper Lizzo, and is yet another sneak peek of The Griswolds’ expanded soundscape that encompasses beat-laden R&B, funky Motown soul and electro-pop on top of the band’s signature alt-rock panache. “YDLM ft. Lizzo” will be available Friday, October 28th. Produced by Grammy Award-winner Andrew Dawson (Kanye West, Sleigh Bells, fun.), High Times For Low Lives is now available for pre-order HEREahead its release on November 11th via Wind-up Records.
“YDLM ft. Lizzo” comes on the heels of the release of the infectious and explosive lead single “Out Of My Head,” which premiered via Huffington Post, as well as title track, “High Times For Low Lives,” which made its debut on Entertainment Weekly. The Griswolds recently made their national TV debut when they performed “Out Of My Head” on the TODAY Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda as Elvis Duran’s Artist of The Month (PRESS HERE to watch). The single has racked up nearly 1 million Spotify streams, and is quickly heating up at Alternative Radio, including climbing into SiriusXM Alt Nation’s Alt 18 Countdown. The Griswolds are currently being featured in a worldwide Apple Music ad campaign for the Apple Music Student Plan.
High Times For Low Lives, which includes a cover of Rihanna’s “James Joint,” is a playful, ominous, exuberant, turbulent and intensely personal album that explores tattered lives and shredded emotional states. It chronicles the ups and downs of the band’s real-life journey as they follow their dreams and experience love and heartbreak – and the sacrifices, bad behavior and lessons that come in the aftermath.