Confidence

by The Jesus Cleaver

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The single follows the release of part 1 of the band's follow-up album, "Life In Clouds", but is likely to be included in an upcoming release of similarly-themed works, rather than part 2, which is currently in production.

The track is heavily influenced by the kink/BDSM/fetish scene. "It's basically a love song", explained founding singer/songwriter, John P Shea, "but with a savage twist". Shea said that the song was written in response to the abundance of deeply personal tweets on the subject. "Some of the people I follow on Twitter are posting very intimate tweets about their lives. If you have any sort of voyeuristic tendencies, then it's difficult not to be unmoved by some of these." he said.

"Confidence" features heavy beats and a delicious bass line, which are a perfect complement to the subject matter of the lyrics. Shea explains that for DJs, this song is "probably our most accessible yet. Our writing style is lyric-driven, so we don't write songs for any particular format [such as the dance floor], but "Confidence" definitely has its own groove".

lyrics

CONFIDENCE

You need confidence
In my hand
The shape of which
Will be raised in red
All upon your skin

You need confidence
In my mind
Where I will decide
Faster than the tide
You now displease me

You need confidence
In my arms
I’ll carry this
When you’re bound
And when you’re tied

© Copyright 2012

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released October 22, 2012
Written and Produced by John P Shea
Vocals: John P Shea
Bass: John P Shea
Guitar: John P Shea
Keyboards and Percussion (Programming, Live Performance): John P Shea

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