After the long-overdue success that followed Laura Pergolizzi — better known as LP — after the release of her fourth album, Lost on You, the Los Angeles singer-songwriter has announced a new, as-of-now untitled album, and shared new single “Girls Go Wild.”
This is the first we’ve heard from LP since Lost on You, which was released stateside May last year. Details on the upcoming album are sparse. But “Girls Go Wild,” a live favorite that Pergolizzi’s been slotting into sets since February, should tide fans over for the time being.
Produced by frequent collaborator Mike Del Rio (X Ambassadors, Kylie Minogue), “Girls Go Wild” soundtracks a westward-bound trip between two partners in a relationship standing on its last legs. “Sunshine brighter than blind love/ it’s all in the name of the Wild, Wild West,” she sings over a bed of easygoing, southern-fried funk-rock riffs.
“‘Girls Go Wild’ was born out of a Joshua Tree excursion with some close friends after coming home from a long bit of touring,” she writes to Billboard. It was the first song I wrote for the album when my thoughts and ideas were swirling around like a storm. It feels like I channeled my past ,present and future as told through a desert dream.”
In the psychedelic video directed by Darren Craig, LP finds herself alone — clad in a glittering peak-lapel suit — in a warehouse jungle tinted with shades of dreamy Day-Glo in the video. A vision of a kaleidoscopic woman is interspersed throughout, perhaps the partner who left LP behind.
Watch the trippy video for “Girls Go Wild” below.