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Love Fame Tragedy Share New Single, ‘It’s Ok To Be Shallow’ + Announces New Album

The celebrated solo venture of Matthew “Murph” Murphy, known as Love Fame Tragedy, unveils their latest single, ‘It’s Ok To Be Shallow.’ Murph, also the guitarist and lead singer of the alt-pop chart-toppers The Wombats, offers a glimpse into the forthcoming second album, ‘Life Is A Killer,’ set to release on March 29th. The new single promises to be a captivating preview, showcasing Love Fame Tragedy’s signature blend of compelling lyrics and infectious melodies.

In ‘It’s Ok To Be Shallow,’ Murph delves into a contemplative state, skirting the precipice of a breakdown while fully embracing the unpredictable nature of life and love. The track encapsulates Murph’s introspective lyricism, skillfully weaving his thoughts into a tapestry of infectious melodies and an irresistibly catchy chorus. The song not only serves as a sonic journey but also as a window into the complexities of emotions, offering listeners a poignant glimpse into the turbulent yet captivating landscape of the human experience.

‘It’s Ok To Be Shallow’ is simply about letting go, giving into life and all allowing its complexities to wash over you.” – Murph, Love Fame Tragedy.

Even for an artist cherished by his audience for his unfiltered candor regarding romantic tribulations and battles with substances and depression, ‘Life Is A Killer’ stands out as Murph’s most authentic and lyrically visceral album to date. Chronicling one of the toughest chapters in his life, the album captures the songwriter’s journey through newfound fatherhood, sobriety, and the whirlwind of global tours with The Wombats. Murph grapples with the intricate dance of family life amid the lingering shadows of self-destructive tendencies. Penned between the vibrant landscapes of London and the creative energy of LA, the album sees Murph collaborating with producers Jacknife Lee (U2, The Killers) and Mark Crew (Bastille, Rag N Bone Man, The Wombats) to stretch his sonic boundaries, incorporating new sounds and even intimate voice notes from his wife Akemi. The result is a deeply personal and sonically expansive exploration of the complexities inherent in the human experience.

With ‘It’s Ok To Be Shallow’ leading the charge, Love Fame Tragedy’s forthcoming album, ‘Life Is A Killer,’ promises to be an emotional and unfiltered sonic journey, offering listeners an intimate glimpse into the tumultuous yet transformative chapters of Murph’s life, beautifully woven into captivating melodies and raw, evocative lyrics.

Written by Chris Lamaro