The Creeps (single)

from Scared Of You by Laura Imbruglia

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about

Just when you think you've wrapped your head around Laura's newest sound, she throws you a curveball. "The Creeps" is the heaviest song of her new material and a brilliant showcase of new band members Alex MacRae (Sons Of Rico), Kelly Dingeldei (Loobs) and James Trewenack (Glass Diamonds). Expect strong AC/DC vibes.

"I think The Creeps is pretty relatable content. It's just a simple song about being irritated that an ex-lover can still have a huge effect on you when you see them, no matter how many years have passed or how much water is under the bridge. The feeling I'm describing is closer to heebie jeebies than the creeps, but I didn't want this song to sound like that Roy Orbison song "Ooby Dooby" so I settled on "the creeps" as a close enough description - Laura

Laura's forthcoming fourth album "Scared of You" is due for release in March 2019.

lyrics

THE CREEPS

When I'm out getting dinners
Minding my own damn business
Out on the town seeing a show

It's not for want of trying
It's not like I'm still crying
But every time I see you,
You give me the creeps

I wish that I could hide it
The pain that you provided
comes flooding back and I can't speak

I force awful exchanges
with all surrounding strangers
before I speak to you cos you give me the creeps

Why doesn't time heal all unpleasant?
Take back your gift of omnipresent

These days I love another
This shame still makes me shudder
I wish it wouldn't hang around.

There's something broken in me
I guess I need therapy...if after five long years,
you still give me the creeps.

credits

from Scared Of You, track released January 14, 2019
Written by Laura Imbruglia
Produced, Engineered and Mixed by Nick Huggins
Mastered by Joseph Carra

Recorded at Head Gap Studios and Pocket Full Of Stones

Voice, Rhythm Guitar: Laura Imbruglia
Lead Guitar, Bvs: Alex MacRae
Bass, Bvs: Kelly Dingeldei
Drums, Percussion: James Trewenack

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Single art:
Photo by Rex Kane-Hart
Design: Rosa Morgan

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Music Video:
CREDITS:
Song - Laura Imbruglia "The Creeps"
DOP, Director and Editor: Nick Mckk
Concept: Laura Imbruglia & Nick Mckk


Starring (in order of appearance):
Angry trolly person: Laura Imbruglia
Picnic gals: Lisa Toone & Shannon Steinfort
Exercisers: Loni Thomson, Al Parkinson, Jon Milne
Park bench guy: Nick Mckk
Sk8r boi: Tom Winspear
B-ballers: Sam Hadden, Tom Dent, Johnny Rock
Dawg: Yolka
Lady who owns dawg: Nassy Kova
Guitarist: Alex MacRae
Bass player: Kelly Dingeldei

Assistants on set: Loni Thomson, Kelly Dingeldei

Filmed at-
All Nations Park and Northcote Plaza, Northcote

AUDIO

"The Creeps"
Performed by Laura Imbruglia
with Alex MacRae, Kelly Dingeldei and James Trewenack
Written by L Imbruglia/A MacRae
Produced by Nick Huggins

Taken from forthcoming album "Scared Of You" (due out March 2019)

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Laura Imbruglia Melbourne, Australia

Australian songwriter Laura Imbruglia has been releasing records since the early noughties, covering a range of genres from folk to throat-tearing punk, dark country, psychedelic rock and everything in between.

Laura’s fourth album “Scared Of You” (produced by Nick Huggins) was released 29 March 2019.
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