Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus & All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth Form New Band Simple Creatures, Debut First Song

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Listen to debut track 'Drug' now.

Mark Hoppus (Blink-182) and Alex Gaskarth (All Time Low) have united for a brand new venture referred to as Simple Creatures. A lyric video for a catchy new single "Drug" was additionally launched at this time (Jan. 24), providing a have a look at what to anticipate from the duo.

The lyric video depicts the notion of the chaotic and dangerous nature of letting poisonous issues rule one’s life, with animated cartoons of indignant capsule bottles and frenzied brains marching all through the three-minutevisual.

“You’ve bought me going spherical in circles in my head/ The alerts that we ship, electrical confidence/ Push me, pull me down, decide me up, drag me spherical/ Parade me via the city, faux jewellery put on me out/ Can’t get sufficient of your drug,” the duo sings on the infectious refrain.

Hoppus defined in a press release that it felt pure to have "Drug" be Simple Creatures' debut single. “‘Drug’ is at all times the primary track we play individuals when introducing them to Simple Creatures, so it solely is smart that it’s the primary single,” Hoppus mentioned. “I like the ratty guitar lead blended with the thumping kick drum. Lyrically, the track is about being destroyed by the belongings you love.”

Gaskarth, who took to Instagram on Thursday to share the news of the newly-formed band, additionally shared the that means behind the lyrics. “[It’s] about somebody or one thing you need probably the most, being horrible for you...feels nice till it doesn’t, however then you'll be able to’t cease,” he mentioned. “In the studio it felt instantly prefer it was the track that finest outlined Simple Creatures: it’s gritty, dirty, rooted within the musicality we each got here up on, however with a twist that takes it away from something we’ve labored on earlier than.“

Below, watch the lyric video for “Drug” earlier than the track goes huge tomorrow (Jan. 25).