Today, raucous UK indie outfit Indoor Pets have released a new single “The Mapping of Dandruff” via a Consequence of Sound “Origins” feature. The track serves as the latest emotionally striking preview from their debut album, Be Content, out this Friday, March 8th on Wichita Recordings. Described by the band as “the emotional core of the album,” it is a vulnerable, lovelorn pop anthem depicting the contrast of loving someone but knowing you don’t deserve them. It offers an all-too-brief peek at what will surely be an album to remember.
Indoor Pets’ rapid ascent doesn’t look set to slow down anytime soon. The last couple of months have been a whirlwind for the band, taking the US by storm for the first time with ecstatic packed-room performances.
Co-produced by the band’s guitarist, James Simpson and Kristofer Harris and mixed by Claudius Mittendorfer (Weezer, Ash, Yak, Parquet Courts), the album is a bottomless pool of great tunes. Familiar feelings of not fitting in or wanting to play the hand life’s dealt you are delivered with self-deprecating wit and Glass’ trademark use of double-bluffing word play. Think Rivers Cuomo and a pre-sandpit Brian Wilson bunking off school to play records and snigger at the cool kids. They’re smart, life-affirming and all contained within a thumping primary-coloured pop wallop.