Who’s a “big cheese” now? Well, Brooklyn-based quartet Big Cheese is thanks in part to their new track “In This World” which we’re debuting today! Taken from their brand new album Wild To Be Born, due out September 13th, this is the first single to be released from the group’s third full-length outing. To sample more of their music and back-catalogue, you can visit Spotify here.
With a comment on “In This World,” vocalist Gwynn Galitzer said, “I came into practice and Adam (Patten) and Justin (Iwinski) had at least half this song sketched out already. It was the first time in I think ten years or something that I had attempted to collaborate writing on any music. I had completely given up after having too many men that I looked up to talk down to me and make me feel stupid for trying. You know, like laughing at me for not having a cool enough guitar or criticizing my songs as being soft. It is endlessly frustrating to not be taken seriously; to me, this song is all about owning who you are and not letting others dictate your life for you.”
Time to go your own way with Big Cheese’s latest single “In This World:”
Big Cheese have been playing, recording and releasing music since 2012. Through the years, their flair for rock, grunge and punk music has become even more evident in their sound, to the point where they have coined their very own genre, “grunge wave.” Their music is known for its sarcastically-tinged lyrics, mock-nostalgic wails over heavy, guitar-centric walls of sound. Wild To To Be Born acts as the follow up to 2016’s Supersonic Nothing and 2014’s Loose Teeth, building on the grunge wave sound they began to build with those releases.
Wild To Be Born is truly a step forward for a still emerging act that has developed a strong following in their native Brooklyn, New York. It was recorded alongside producer Oliver Ignatius who has previously crafted albums alongside Ezra Miller, Odetta Hartman, Arsun and pushes the “grunge wave” movement ahead with its more expansive sound. Better produced and more well-oiled than their previous releases, Wild to Be Born combines Big Cheese’s wide-ranging influences such as dim-Americana with the unhinged grunge that the band members grew up on. The album is named Wild To Be Born as a result of the overall feeling of the music. There is an untamed sentiment laced through the record that provokes feelings of a ravenousness for some kind of spiritual awakening. This is truly Big Cheese at their biggest and the record that will be getting more people talking about the “grunge wave” movement that they have created and set in motion.
Upcoming Show Dates:
09/21 - Knitting Factory - Brooklyn, NY
Listen to Big Cheese’s previous single “Filthy Rich,” released last month:
Check out the wondrous artwork for the “In This World” single: