Self Esteem announces new album 'Prioritise Pleasure'

After returning earlier this year to release her brilliant comeback single 'I Do This All The Time', Rebecca Lucy Taylor aka Self Esteem has now announced her plans for a new studio album, arriving later this year.

The new full-length 'Prioritise Pleasure' follows on from her stunning 2019 debut LP 'Compliments Please', is being previewed by the newly unveiled title-track, and is set to be released on the 22nd October via Fiction Records.

Speaking about the new song and video, she said, “The song is a wide screen mantra, remembering to put myself first and in turn making myself a better, more present person. My journey to accept myself is far from over, but over the last few years some of the age old simple shit has started to finally kick in. Love yourself, be in the moment, put your needs first - that all used to feel so abstract and impossible but with a bit of will power (and writing a tonne of songs about it), I finally not only see the benefits but am actively enjoying them.

"The video is of course a homage to Madonna’s blonde ambition tour and also a testament to how hard work pays off. Me and the girls in the band did lots of zoom rehearsals and us nailing this choreo was a really triumphant moment for us, and choreographer Stuart Rogers who never doubts we’ll get there.”

While adding about the album, it is “13 songs of cleansing myself of the guilt and fear of being a woman who is ‘too much’ and replacing that very notion with a celebration of myself, of you, of being a human and the way that isn’t always easy or perfect, and that’s ok. Sorry to my parents for the lyric ‘shave my pussy, that’s just for me’ but i think it’s maybe my finest hour!”

Check out the new self-directed video for 'Prioritise Pleasure' in the player and see the album's full tracklisting below.

'Prioritise Pleasure' Tracklist:
I’m Fine
Fucking Wizardry
Hobbies 2
Prioritise Pleasure
I Do This All The Time
Moody
Still Reigning
How Can I Help You
It’s Been A While
The 345
John Elton
You Forever
Just Kids

More News

Jon Hopkins announces new EP 'Asleep Versions'

Mercury Prize nominated producer Jon Hopkins is following up his incredible 2013 album 'Immunity' with a new EP later this year. The new release '... 8 years 2 months ago

Jamie T shares new track 'Turn On The Light'

Prior to the release of his first studio album in five years next week, Jamie T has delivered another cut from his latest full-length. The new... 8 years 2 months ago

Kendrick Lamar unveils new track 'i'

After recently collaborating with producer Flying Lotus for his latest album, Kendrick Lamar has now unveiled the first track from his forthcoming... 8 years 2 months ago

Damien Rice unveils new single 'I Don't Want To Change You'

Since we heard earlier this month that Irish singer/songwriter Damien Rice would be releasing a new studio album later this year, we now get to hear... 8 years 2 months ago

Guided By Voices split up, again

US indie-rock outfit Guided By Voices have called it a day for a second time after nearly 30 years of playing together. The band originally broke... 8 years 2 months ago

Prince posts new song 'FUNKNROLL'

With the impending release of two new studio albums later this month, Prince has indulged us in some more new material from one of the records.... 8 years 2 months ago

Flying Lotus shares new track 'Coronus, The Terminator'

After already unveiling the tracks 'Moment of Hesitation' and 'Never Catch Me', featuring Kendrick Lamar, earlier this year, Flying Lotus has now... 8 years 2 months ago

Hear Foals' remix of Wild Beasts' 'Palace'

Later this year, Wild Beasts plan to release a special edition of their latest album 'Present Tense' with a bundle of new and exclusive remixes.... 8 years 2 months ago

Jessie Ware unveils new track 'Kind Of... Something... Maybe'

With just a few weeks to go before Jessie Ware drops her second studio album, the frontwoman has now delivered another taste of what we should expect... 8 years 2 months ago