Alison Wonderland has returned today (September 24) with ‘Bad Things’, her first single of 2020.
The track premiered on triple j’s Good Nights last night (September 23), with its music video dropping at 2pm AEST the following day. Watch it below:
Wonderland – real name Alexandra Sholler – announced the single on social media this week, writing “time for new music” as well as sharing the single’s artwork.
time for new music.
— ALISON WONDERLAND (@awonderland) September 21, 2020
‘Bad Things’ is Wonderland’s first official single since she released one-off single ‘Peace’ in 2019.
She has, however, delivered a string of unofficial tracks and remixes throughout the year. She teamed up with Californian indie artist phem to release a track on Soundcloud titled ‘WWCBD?’, which asked, “What Would Carole Baskin Do?”
The track only clocks in at a minute-and-a-half long, and references the Tiger King star and the rumours surrounding her relationship with ex-husband Don Lewis, who went missing and is presumed dead.
More recently, Wonderland delivered a transformative cover of Smashing Pumpkins’ 1993 track ‘Disarm’ at Lollapalooza’s virtual 2020 event.
“This next song is a really special song to me. It’s one of my all-time favourite songs by one of my all-time favourite bands, The Smashing Pumpkins, from Chicago,” Wonderland said ahead of her cover.
“I just wanted to do a little ode to Chicago, because Lollapalooza. This song is called ‘Disarm’. It is the song that got me through high school, so this is for my high school self right now.”