Dream Wife have always been adept at merging the political with the playful, and Social Lubrication is no different. Vital statements are hidden within hot and heavy dancefloor anthems about making out, having fun and staying curious. On silly, sexy stand-out “Hot”, the band wryly poke fun at musicians – including themselves. “Don't date a musician,” sings Rakel over infectious, B52's-style drums and jagged, angular melodies. “They'll think you're competition / I was never competition, I was just… hot.” Ultimately, much of the album is about lust: sexual lust, lust for life, lust for letting loose, lust in the face of having to be a nice, polite “good girl.” “A 'good girl' is not the same as a good person,” says Rakel. “That's something I've had to shed a lot.
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- Mar 26
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Music of the Day: Dream Wife - Hot (Don't Date A Musician)
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