- 30 Nov 21
Dublin group Sisterix (Ornait and Siomha Hennessy) dropped their previous three singles 'Asking For Trouble', 'Just Another Reason To Hate You' and 'The Family' last summer.
Irish duo Sisterix are back with brand new single 'What Will I Wear To The Revolution?', a seriously catchy pop punk earworm that brings frivolity to the serious business of left-wing activism.
With the planet in crisis and calls for system change reverberating around the world, sisters Ornait and Siomha Hennessy are asking the important questions:
'If there's a revolution, what will be my outfit of the day? What's the aesthetic? Can I wash my hair and still be taken seriously as an activist?'
Penned by Siomha and elevated by the harmonies and guitar of her sister and bandmate Ornait Hennessy, 'What Will I Wear To The Revolution?' is a seriously catchy pop tune. It effortlessly combines affectionate satire of the Left with a self-aware commentary on vanity and social media performativity.
"I'm not saying I've planned my outfit for the revolution per se....I'm just saying I've ruled out turquoise, purple and light blue because they don’t bring out my complexion and I don’t want future generations of school children looking at my photograph in their schoolbooks thinking I look washed out. That's all," Síomha says.
"It's a serious consideration. Hasn't everybody thought about their revolution outfit? Admit it... no? Ok, never mind..."
With a background steeped in traditional Irish music - Sisterix have since carved out a wholly original sound of their own - a melodic pop punk that cedes none of its brightness to the substantial social commentary that runs throughout.
Their May 2020 single ‘Asking For Trouble’ garnered praise for its defiant challenge against victim blaming. Recent releases like ‘The Family’ and new single 'What Will I Wear To The Revolution?' further mark them out as artists unafraid to engage with the big questions.
Check out the new lyric video below for 'What Will I Wear To The Revolution?':