Leslie Mendelson Shares ‘Medication’ Single

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Leslie Mendelson shared the single “Medication.” The track appears on the singer-songwriter’s upcoming new album, If You Can't Say Anything Nice..., which comes out April 17 on Royal Potato Family.

The new record follows Mendelson’s previous releases, 2017’s Love & Murder and her 2009 debut, Swan Feathers. Mendelson’s frequent collaborator, guitarist Steve McEwan co-wrote and co-produced If You Can’t Say Anything Nice…, which was recorded with engineer and bassist Lorenzo Wolff.

“The best time to make a rock n’ roll record is when you’re broke and pissed off,” Mendelson said. “We had started and stopped recording on a handful of occasions, trying to figure out how to make the album on a small budget, but also without making another folk-leaning record like Love & Murder. Around this same time, I had rediscovered and fallen in love all over again with John Lennon’s Plastic Ono Band and it instantly provided a road map for moving forward.”

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“Medication,” whose subject matter addresses pharmaceutical addiction, joins the previously shared title track single.

“I had a friend who struggled with anti-depressants for a long time,” Mendelson said about the song. “It eventually got so bad that she took her own life. It was a devastating loss. There are so many people dealing with this struggle, myself at times included. We are all trying to find a balance.”

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Stream “Medication” below:

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