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Grunge rockers Marisa And The Moths release new video for “SAD”

Grungy rockers Marisa And The Moths have released the video for new single, “SAD”, from their highly-anticipated second album, What Doesn’t Kill You, due for release 3rd May.

Drawing inspiration from bands like Alter Bridge and Evanescence, Marisa And The Moths have created a sound that is both familiar and innovative. With elements of pop-infused alt-rock bands like Paramore and Flyleaf, ‘SAD‘ is an exploration of the unspoken struggles beneath a seemingly content exterior.

On the new video, the band comments, “The music video for “SAD” portrays the complexities of battling depression while maintaining a facade of happiness. Marisa’s solo performance subtly conveys the emotions of isolation, loneliness, and vulnerability, against the neon-like backdrop reminiscent of a teenage girl’s birthday party. The video perfectly complements the upbeat pop-rock sound of the music. It’s a thought-provoking exploration of personal struggles due to societal expectations, including self-medicating and social masking, inviting viewers to reflect on the universal challenges of fitting in while staying true to oneself.”

SAD” is another taste of what fans can expect from Marisa And The Moths‘ forthcoming second album. The album promises a collection of dynamic and diverse tracks that showcase the band’s growth and musical evolution.

Known for their electrifying live performances, Marisa And The Moths have built a loyal and dedicated fanbase. Their ability to connect with audiences through their music and energetic stage presence has earned them a reputation as one of the most exciting rock bands on the alt-scene today.

Marisa And The Moths (pronounced Muh-rees-ah) are one of the hottest unsigned rock acts in the UK right now. Their debut self-titled LP hit #66 in the Official Downloads Chart and has amassed hundreds of thousands of streams globally – as well as rave reviews from Kerrang!, Classic Rock, BBC Radio 2 Rock Show, and many more.

Marisa And The Moths are a group who bring to mind the best hard rock and grunge bands of the 90s, all while adding their modern twist. Turning heads with their alternative rock sound and powerhouse vocals, frontwoman Marisa‘s raw and honest lyrics make for a unique and compelling listen. The band’s 2023 run of singles have offered an intimate look at her grief in overcoming an abusive relationship, and an honest insight into her battle with anxiety, depression, whilst dealing with a relapsing eating disorder, amongst other things. Listeners can expect both hope and despair as they navigate through each track.

The band kicked off 2023 with their Damned If I Do EP, featuring singles ‘Wither Away’, ‘Pedestal’, and ‘If You Knew’, giving listeners a taste of what’s to come with their forthcoming second album. 

With previous headline tours under their belt, support slots for artists like Kris Barras BandVon Hertzen BrothersThose Damn Crows, Elvana and As December Falls as well as appearances at festivals like 2000 TreesPlanet Rockstock and Primordial Radio’s General MayhemMarisa And The Moths have proven themselves to be a top-tier live act.

Marisa And The Moths Album Covers

What Doesn’t Kill You tracklisting:
1: Cursed
2: Get It Off My Chest
3: Borderline
4: Wither Away
5: Gaslight
6: State of Mind (Interlude)
7: Who Are You Waiting For?
8: Pedestal
9: Straight-Laced
10: Fake It Till You Make It
11: SAD
12: Serotonin
13: Just Like Me
14: Sense Of Self (Interlude)
15: Devil You Know
16: Lungs

Marisa And The Moths are:
Marisa Rodriguez / Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Songwriter
Liam James Barnes / Bass, BVs
Alex Ribchester / Drums
Alessio D’Elia / Lead Guitar

Marisa And The Moths will be touring the album at a series of headline dates, as follows:

May 02: Reading Sub 89
May 03: Cardiff The Globe
May 04: Southampton The Loft
May 10: Manchester Star and Garter
May 11: Nottingham Rock City Beta
May 12: London Underworld
Jun 07: Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Jun 08: Newcastle Grove

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