Philadelphia-based punk band Mannequin Pussy have announced their highly anticipated third studio album, titled “I Got Heaven.” The band also released a music video for their latest single, “Control,” giving fans a taste of what to expect from the upcoming record.
Mannequin Pussy has been gaining recognition for their unique blend of punk, indie, and pop sounds, and their previous albums, “Romantic” and “Patience,” have received critical acclaim. With “I Got Heaven,” the band aims to push their boundaries and deliver a collection of songs that showcases their growth as musicians.
The music video for “Control” perfectly captures the intense energy that Mannequin Pussy brings to their live performances. Directed by Robert M. Barron, the visually striking video features lead singer Marisa Dabice pummeling through a series of walls and barriers, embodying the theme of breaking free from limitations. The visuals are matched with gritty guitar riffs and powerful vocals, making for an electrifying experience.
Speaking about the album, Dabice explains that “I Got Heaven” is a deeply personal record. She describes it as a reflection on the struggle to find happiness and peace within oneself, especially in the face of societal pressures and personal insecurities. Dabice’s raw and vulnerable lyrics, combined with the band’s intense instrumentals, make for a resonant and emotionally charged album.
As with their previous releases, “I Got Heaven” promises to be a sonic exploration, with Mannequin Pussy experimenting with new sounds and styles. The band has always been known for seamlessly blending genres, and this album appears to be no exception. The diversity in their music is sure to appeal to both punk purists and fans of alternative rock.
Mannequin Pussy has built a reputation for their dynamic and charismatic live performances, and fans are eagerly anticipating the return of live music. Although the COVID-19 pandemic prevented the band from touring for most of 2020, the release of “I Got Heaven” brings hope for future shows and the chance to experience their electrifying energy firsthand.
The album is set to release on June 25th via Epitaph Records. Fans can pre-order the album now and instantly gain access to “Control” and the previously released single, “Perfect.” Mannequin Pussy’s “I Got Heaven” is shaping up to be their most compelling and personal work yet, and it undoubtedly solidifies their place as one of punk’s most exciting and innovative bands.
As we eagerly await the full release of “I Got Heaven,” the music video for “Control” offers a captivating glimpse into the album’s emotional depth. Mannequin Pussy continues to prove that they are not afraid to take risks and challenge expectations, ensuring that their music remains fresh, relevant, and fiercely authentic.