Netflix’s I Am Not Okay With This introduced us proper again to our personal highschool days — teen angst, afternoons in detention, zits in locations we did not know we may get it, mysterious boys who had been into obscure bands, and, spoiler alert, studying find out how to harness our superpowers (OK, that final one is probably not true).
Within the present’s first episode, Stanley makes use of his favourite band Bloodwitch as a way to ask principal character Sydney over to hearken to their file (and get excessive) in his basement. This second appears to open Sydney’s eyes to Stanley’s potential as a love curiosity, however it additionally left us Googling “Bloodwitch” to search out out in the event that they had been an actual band. Seems they’re — kind of.
Bloodwitch, which has a decidedly extra ethereal folks rock really feel than the heavy steel title suggests, was created particularly to make music for the present, however they really put collectively a full-length album with some incredible songs that you simply by no means even hear within the collection. The band’s members embrace 16-year-old musician Tatyana Richaud, whose mom additionally labored as an editor on the present, and Blur guitarist and songwriter Graham Coxon. Coxon, who additionally composed the music for Netflix’s The Finish of the F***ing World, wrote the music and lyrics, with each members tackling vocals. You may get a style of Bloodwitch on Apple Music, Amazon Music, and Spotify in the event you like what you hear.
A second season of the graphic-novel-based collection hasn’t but been introduced by Netflix, however the cliffhanger ending undoubtedly leads us to consider there’s rather more story to be advised and extra music to be made. We will solely hope that Bloodwitch will get the band again collectively for a second album to enhance the subsequent step in Syd’s journey!