Brisbane upstarts The Wolston Butchers will unleash their latest single “Blokes of the World” on October 30, which is lifted from their upcoming second EP Third Time Lucky.
Vocalist Josh Nicholson sat down with HEAVY during the week to discuss the song and reveal what the boys have been up to of late.
“The title sort of explains itself,” he laughed. “It’s just about having good mates and having a good time and sticking with your mates and going to shows and singing with the band and singing along.”
The film clip that goes with it shows The Wolston Butchers at their best, rollicking through a day in the life of a group of gentlemen who are seemingly living the good life.
“It was, it was very good fun,” he enthused. “That was at my place and it was a big night and day! We had a bit of a plan going in and my cousin filmed it for us and he was great. He came in and pretty much sat us down and told us what we were doing and fired away so it was great fun. That was the first time I’d ever done a proper film clip like that and it was great fun. I can’t wait to do more.”
While the title is pretty much self-explanatory, the song itself is centred around the entire male race and their struggle against persecution from all angles.
“That’s it pretty well, yeah,” Josh laughed. “We also, – to be completely honest – the name came from a bloody Instagram page called Blokes of the World (laughs) and we thought it was a good fit for us and for them as well which is what it’s all about”
While details of the upcoming EP remain shrouded in mystery Josh reveals that “Blokes of the World” is a good indication of what to expect.
“Pretty well,” he nodded. “It’s a mixture of everything. We all enjoy different types of music – although we’re obviously heavily influenced by punk – but its a mixture of everything. It gets a little bit heavier in there in the middle and there’s a couple of full-blown punk songs and then a bit of a pop punky song as well. It’s a bit of a mixture of it all which is pretty much how we do it. Its the music we wanna listen to so we make the music people wanna listen to.”
Listen to the above audio for the full interview.
Watch the video for “Blokes of the World” below: