For the last few Record Store Days, Garbage has teamed with various artists for special 10-inch releases. Brody Dalle is featured on the 2014 single “Girls Talk”, and Screaming Females joined them for a cover of “Because the Night” the year prior. This time around, Shirley Manson and co. brought in Silversun Pickups frontman Brian Aubert for a new collaborative song called “The Chemicals”.
The Sophie Muller-directed video for the track revisits the pure anarchistic joy of dark, sweaty punk clubs of old. “We’ve always been talking about the beauty of small punk clubs,” Manson said in a press release. “We were sort of rueing with the loss of a lot of those clubs that Sophie and I grew up in – that sort of sweaty excitement and the sensuality that comes when you cram people in such a tiny space.”
Check out the clip below.
“The Chemicals” will be backed with another new Garbage track, pressed on fluorescent orange 10-inch vinyl. Find a full list of RSD 2015 releases here.