Single Mothers are releasing their new album Our Pleasure, on June 16th via Dine Alone Records and Big Scary Monsters (UK/Europe). Today, they have shared new album cut “Leash”. The track, is described as post-hardcore ballad.
After Single Mothers began to implode – the gold rush in Northern Ontario was over and Drew Thomson’s old career as a gold prospector was no longer available to go back to. Stuck in South Western Ontario without any money and at points living out of his van, the risk he took giving up everything for the band hadn’t seemed to pay off.
Ultimately, this exercise only strengthened his prolific and innate need to create. After a year of kicking around working part time jobs, a mutual friend called Thomson to check out a studio that had some time open. Thomson and Drummer Brandon Jagersky went to look at the place and immediately booked time for what would turn out to be ‘Our Pleasure’. Going in they didn’t have any songs or enough band members, but that was a familiar mess and they welcomed it—almost every Single Mothers release has had a different lineup. After a few phone calls Justis Krar, Single Mothers’ on again/off again guitar player re-joined and brought Ross Miller with him on bass. “I look at Single Mothers now more as a vessel that I’m happy to be riding in, or an apartment that people come to visit and leave little things behind in,” Thomson explains, “a couple beers or a shirt, or a poster on the wall, and those things build up and either make a home or just a pile of junk. It’s up to us to decide