Hear Paris Jackson, daughter of Michael Jackson, channel grunge’s glory days on new single, bandaid

Paris Jackson could also be best-known to most people because the daughter of late pop icon Michael Jackson, however she’s additionally a singer, songwriter, and guitarist in her personal proper.


She has a full-length album – 2020’s Wilted – and an EP, 2022’s the misplaced ep, below her belt already, with a handful of latest singles, as well. 

These newer tunes – 2022’s lighthouse (opens in new tab) and simply you (opens in new tab) – confirmed Jackson taking her music in a decidedly extra grunge-y path, a creative shift the LA native particularly leans into on the most recent of her singles, bandaid.

Although it positively has its personal taste, bandaid – which you’ll be able to hear under – definitely owes a debt to Nirvana, the opening verse particularly. 

“That is the kind of music I used to dream of creating myself after I was 14 discovering Nirvana and Pixies for the primary time,” Jackson mentioned of bandaid in a press release (opens in new tab)

“Lyrically it’s probably the most uncooked and weak I’ve ever been in any of my songs. It’s the primary monitor I’ve really let free and yelled on within the studio, which you’ll be able to hear within the third refrain, and I really feel like that’s why it needed to be the title monitor for my subsequent document.

“I’m grateful to have additionally began producing, and Simon Oscroft has been the proper accomplice to do this with after having discovered every thing I do know from Andy [Hull] and Rob[ert McDowell, both of Manchester Orchestra] within the studio beforehand,” she went on.

“I’m additionally deeply honored by my good pal Anthony Salazar who, after I mentioned, ‘hit these drums tougher than Tommy Lee on [Mötley Crüe’s] Wild Facet, did simply that. I hope there are folks on the market that get from it what I acquired from albums like I’m Large Awake, it’s Morning by Vibrant Eyes, a document that actually made me really feel heard and understood from the within out.”

Jackson is at the moment wrapping up a run of tour dates with fellow grunge aficionados Silversun Pickups.

You possibly can take a look at these dates at Silversun Pickups’ web site (opens in new tab), and stream extra of Jackson’s music at her Soundcloud web page (opens in new tab).