We caught up with Sarah Corcoran to chat about Pillow Queens debut album, and so much more!
Last week, Dublin's queer indie-rock band Pillow Queens released their debut album, In Waiting. We caught up with band member Sarah Corcoran via zoom, prior to the release to discuss the record and so much more!
Forming in 2016, the band burst onto the scene with their debut EP, Calm Girls. The release captured the attention of Steve Lamacq who called the four piece “deceptively infectious, with sharp hooks and sharp nails”. Since then, they released their follow up EP, State of the State, and have played festivals across Europe.
The four piece, made up of Pamela Connolly, Sarah Corcoran, Rachel Lyons and Cathy McGuinness, Pillow Queens will tour the UK in 2021, with Corcoran telling MILKY the band are itching to tour done under, and plan to do so once it is safe to travel. Until then, Aussie fans can blast their new record, In Waiting.
The band have set the bar high with their debut, mixing grunge and post-punk with their signature indie-rock sounds. The genre-bending album is an exploration of love, family, religion, politics and adulthood, yet it it never feels overwhelming. Most importantly, the album is a celebration of queer identities. Using the record as a vehicle to tell their stories, the band are bringing light to queer journeys that aren’t overly represented in mainstream media and music. Read our review of In Waiting here.
Watch our interview with Sarah Corcoran from Pillow Queens above!