GIRLSCHOOL shares new single 'It Is What It Is' from 'WTFortyfive?' album
Forty-five years young, British hard rock royalty GIRLSCHOOL unveils their stomping new single “It Is What It Is”, taken from their fourteenth studio album “WTFortyfive?”, set for release on July 28 via Silver Lining Music. The song comes with an official video.
Watch “It Is What It Is” below.
Co-founding frontwoman and guitarist Kim McAuliffe explains: “It’s all about having no regrets. You can’t change the past. Just get on and make the most of it! No point in crying over spilt mill — or beer, as the case may be. Make the most of it now!”
Watch the previously released video for “Are You Ready?” featuring Joe Stump below.
Due on July 28, on Silver Lining Records, “WTFortyfive?” will be released on CD digipak, 12-inch black vinyl, digital download and streaming.
“WTFortyfive?” track listing:
01. It Is What It Is
02. Cold Dark Heart
03. Bump In The Night
04. Barmy Army
05. Invisible Killer
06. Believing In You
07. It’s A Mess
08. Into The Night
09. Are You Ready?
10. Up To No Good
12. Born To Raise Hell
In 2019, GIRLSCHOOL parted ways with longtime bassist Enid Williams. She has since been replaced by Lamb (formerly of ROCK GODDESS), who previously played with GIRLSCHOOL from 1987 to 1991 and from 1993 to 2000.
GIRLSCHOOL‘s 13th studio album, “Guilty As Sin”, was released in November 2015 in North America via UDR Music. The disc was produced by Chris Tsangarides (JUDAS PRIEST, THIN LIZZY) at the Ecology Room Studios in Kent, England.
Lead single “Are You Ready?” set the pace, a racy, raunchy, fun-saturated shape-shifter co-written with ALCATRAZZ‘s Joe Stump that shows GIRLSCHOOL‘s leathers may still carry the well-baked battle scars of decades gone by, but their songs and attitude are as fresh, fun, heavy and catchy as ever before. And if that isn’t enough, their raunch roars and rolls alongside Biff Byford (SAXON), Phil Campbell (MOTÖRHEAD) and Duff McKagan (GUNS N’ ROSES) on a cracking cover of “Born To Raise Hell”. So throw away your inhibitions and join these spectacularly wild women on the most glorious of rock ‘n’ roll rides. Lemmy knew; so should YOU!
Kim McAuliffe: rhythm guitar, lead and backing vocals
Denise Dufort: drums
Tracey Lamb: bass guitar
Jackie Chambers: lead guitar, backing vocals