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Brain​-​dead (Single Version)

by Josie Pace

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After the 40 date North American Tour with Aesthetic Perfection, we were bombarded with requests to release “Brain-dead” digitally. The “IV0X10V5” CD version is polished and gritty with a droning French ending that feels unsettling. Since deciding to release “Brain-dead” digitally I
wanted to re-record it how I perform it live. “Brain-dead” spurs from dissociation and how your mind shuts down when faced with trauma or mental illness. When you feel it coming on and there is nothing that you can do to prevent it, meanwhile on the inside you’re feeling everything
and nothing so intensely. Each verse peers inside the mind and feels almost like a dark, quiet forest, until the choruses come in like a wild fire with anger and overwhelming distress and confusion. You have to be willing to scream, and fight to be heard. Don’t let yourself become


released March 10, 2023


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Josie Pace Detroit, Michigan

The blistering glow of downtempo post-industrial beats, electro-pop melodies and layered soundscapes are home to Josie’s captivating lyrics

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