Rising high off January’s soaring mini-epic ‘Disintegrate’, Floridian alt-metal quartet Moodringhave unveiled their brand new single, ‘Constrict’.
In turns pummeling and infectiously catchy, ‘Constrict’ is as likely to leave listeners with neck ache as humming the track’s immense chorus on repeat.
“’Constrict’ is a song about toxic spirals,” shares Moodring vocalist and creative driver Hunter Young; “It sees the narrator stuck within the confines of a one-sided relationship, comparing the relationship to the way Constrictor snakes kill their prey by coiling around them and squeezing until they’re crushed, void of oxygen. The narrator searches for truth, but when they finally reach it, they do not have the stomach to leave the situation. The song climaxes with them knowing the relationship is dead, but still sticking around, despite the fact that it’s long been over, giving up and letting the story spiral downward into even more toxic situations.”
Matching jarring, claustrophobic visuals to the intensity of its sonics, today’s ‘Constrict’ release also comes alongside its brand new music video. Directed by UK based filmmaker Zak Pinchin (Loathe, Holding Absence, Modern Error), the ‘Constrict’ video threads the needle between sultry and scary, a perfect companion to the powerful contrasts inherent to the Moodring sound.
Check out ‘Constrict’ below.