This article has been imported from chorus.fm for discussion. All of the forum rules still apply. Pale Waves talked with Alt. Press about their new album: I feel like this album is childhood for me. It’s the music that I grew up with. And I didn’t want to do another record that was really ’80s-inspired synth-pop music. I was done with that. I was over it. And I wanted to move on. And this is what I know best. This is what I’ve only ever known. And now this is the core of me. This is what founded my love for music and from the earliest days. So it’s the easiest kind of music for me to write. And of course, Avril is a massive inspiration. There’s no denying that she was my childhood hero. more Not all embedded content is displayed here. You can view the original to see embedded videos, tweets, etc.