Adia Victoria has launched a B-side from her newest album A Southern Gothic. Proceeds from “Within the Pines”—which is accessible completely on Bandcamp—will profit the Carolina Abortion Fund. “The track facilities the tales of those that fall sufferer to the ideologies of emotionally stunted males,” Victoria stated of the observe in press supplies. “I dedicate ‘Within the Pines’ to each teenage woman who’s desperately scratching on the partitions of ideological imprisonment.” Discover her full assertion, in addition to the brand new observe, under.
Victoria is one among many artists who’ve spoken out in assist of abortion rights in latest weeks, in response to the Supreme Court docket’s plans to overturn Roe v. Wade. Phoebe Bridgers and Olivia Rodrigo have addressed the difficulty throughout their live shows, whereas numerous artists donated their parts of proceeds to abortion funds across the nation throughout Bandcamp Friday earlier this month.
A Southern Gothic arrived final September, marking Victoria’s third studio album, following 2019’s Silences. In the course of the writing course of for the brand new LP, Victoria listened to Alan Lomax’s outdated discipline recordings, which grew to become a base for her and collaborator Mason Hickman’s layered components. Hickman additionally performs piano, guitar, synth, and percussion on “Within the Pines,” alongside banjo courtesy of Jake Blount.