February 1, 2023
Credit score: Tom Pullen

‘Bull’ feat. Cody Frost is the second stand-alone Enter Shikari single of 2022 and follows the band’s large summer time return ‘The Void Stares Again’ feat. Wargasm. Having lit up the mainstages at Studying & Leeds Festivals this summer time and brought their dwell present throughout the US and Australia by way of the autumn, Enter Shikari as soon as once more welcome a collaborator into the fold for the seismic new single ‘Bull’.

Cody Frost had lengthy been within the minds of Enter Shikari for a collaboration, and when the observe’s co-writer and producer Rou Reynolds started to pen a tune that took goal in opposition to harassers, bullies and trolls, Cody’s voice instantly jumped into the foreground. With ‘Bull’ the band swipes at those who come into our lives solely to trigger harm. It’s an intense stampede of emotion that tramples all around the wreckage of what’s left behind by most of these folks, seeing the scorched earth as a spot on which to construct one thing new – one thing higher. The addition of Cody Frost is a monument to the constructive ways in which folks enter our lives as nicely.

Lead vocalist and keyboardist Rou Reynolds feedback: “Some folks appear to crop up in your life, do immense harm to it, after which scuttle off once more unscathed and unfazed. Whether or not it’s harassers or bullies, social media trolls, or ill-considered romantic companions, this tune is about those that harm your psychological well being, your vanity, and even your very identification”.

“We’ve recognized Cody for years and years now, and think about them an actual a part of the interior Shikari household. We’ve all the time recognized they had been an exquisite expertise and it’s been nice to see them start to ascend and discover their voice.

After I was writing the refrain to Bull I may simply instantly hear their voice. It appeared ingrained within the very viscera of the tune already. We confirmed them the observe they usually got here at us with all the fervour on this planet. Cody has unbelievable dynamic skill and is ready to supply huge energy however with actual vulnerability and tenderness by no means too distant. It was a pleasure to have them on this one, all of it got here collectively so effortlessly, and we’re all around the moon with the outcome”.

Cody Frost provides: “I can’t let you know how a lot this collab means to me, and it got here at simply the best time. I’d been by way of a tough breakup and misplaced every part, so when Rory messaged me asking if I needed to be on a Shikari observe, I misplaced my thoughts! I’ve been an enormous fan of Enter Shikari since I used to be 15, I even have my favorite observe title tattooed on my palms. After I bought the information I sat in my room for hours and the lyrics simply poured out, I went into the studio with Dan (Weller), who has labored with me by myself music and a few of Shikari’s too, to put down the vocals whereas the band listened! Filming the video was a dream, my favorite musicians serving me pies!!! It was surreal, and the idea was so enjoyable I simply know that Shikari followers are gonna dig it.”

Watch the video for ‘Bull’ feat. Cody Frost, directed by Elliot Gonzo BELOW:

Enter Shikari will headline Slam Dunk Competition 2023

Full upcoming touring is beneath

Cody Frost will open the band’s reveals in France and The Netherlands in December 2022.

08.12.22 – Le Trabendo, Paris, FR
09.12.22 – Black Lab, Lille, FR
11.12.22 – Oosterpoort, Groningen, NL
12.12.22 – Waschhaus, Potsdam, DE
13.12.22 – Schlachthof Wiesbaden, DE
15.12.22 – Substage, Karlsruhe, DE – SOLD OUT
16.12.22 – Storage, Saarbrücken, DE
17.12.22 – Alter Schlachthof, Dresden, DE – SOLD OUT
19.12.22 – Posthalle, Würzburg, DE
20.12.22 – Turbinenhalle 2, Oberhausen, DE – SOLD OUT
21.12.22 – Werk2, Leipzig, DE
27.05.23 – Slam Dunk Competition, Hatfield, UK (HEADLINER)
28.05.23 – Slam Dunk Competition, Leeds, UK (HEADLINER)

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