Listen to phem’s new single slippery slope ahead of Avril Lavigne tour

phem has released a new single, slippery slope, inspired by a work story and having to wear “multiple masks” in life.

Listen to phem’s new single slippery slope ahead of Avril Lavigne tour
Emily Carter
Jason Puma

After being announced as support for Avril Lavigne’s upcoming European and UK tour (along with girlfriends), phem has unveiled a brand-new single.

Entitled slippery slope, the song is about the “multiple masks” the musician has had to wear “on the daily”. phem explains the full story behind the track: “One time I was working at this place, it was in a mini mall in the valley… I won’t say what it was ’cause it doesn’t fucking matter anymore, and I had just signed my first deal, but I still had no money. And in walks the person that wasn’t the CEO of the label but like their right hand, big top dog… someone you wanna look cool for and impress, and who I had just met maybe a week earlier.

“‘phem?? what are you doing here?’ Anyways I said hi and pretended I didn’t work there and ran into the back and snuck away, hid until they left. Then I got in my car and called my gf at the time sobbing with embarrassment and anger. I was really fucking angry. Why did I have to be so unlucky and so lucky at the same time and furthermore why was she so shocked?

“I was grinding hard to make shit happen then and had to wear multiple masks on the daily – so like why was the bitxh so shocked? If it’s so alarming to you lady, you should’ve given me a bigger bag.”

Listen to slippery slope:

Catch phem on the Love Sux European tour at the following:


12 Paris Zenith La Villette
14 Amsterdam AFAS Live
15 Berlin Columbia Hall
17 Hamburg Sports Hall
18 Offenbach Main City Hall Offenbach
20 Munich Zenith
21 Zurich Samsung Hall
23 Padova Kioene Arena
24 Milan Mediolanum Forum
26 Prague Sportovni hala v Holesovicich
27 Vienna Wiener Stadthalle Halle D
28 Stuttgart Porsche Arena
30 Lodz Atlas Arena


3 Cologne Palladium
4 Brussels Forest National
6 Manchester O2 Apollo
9 London Alexandra Palace
10 London Alexandra Palace

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