Oh Pep! – ‘Your Nail and Hammer’

Oh Pep! Your Nail and Your Hammer

Australian duo Oh Pep! have released ‘Your Nail and Hammer’, the third single from their upcoming second album. The short and sweet song finds the band reflecting on those brief moments that have a tendency to inexplicably pop in your head weeks – and sometimes months – later.

Amongst First Aid Kit strums and stunning harmonies, Olivia recalls meeting someone who has done time and then how ‘You wrote to me on the internet. You just passed your driving test’ before things take a slightly darker turn: ‘We’ll build a lullaby and sing us all to sleep when the end is nigh’ The chorus of ‘Cold little heart breaks apart with your nail and your hammer’ is a wonderful metaphor for when you think about what might have been and have to face up to reality…

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