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Alt-rock group Empty have released a new video for their song “Temporary High.” The track comes ahead of their sophomore full-length, Made Of Fire.

“Temporary High” is a catchy anthem about relationships where you keep going back to someone even though you know they’re bad for you. The band detailed their inspiration for the song.

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“‘Temporary High’ is about a toxic, on-again, off-again relationship where you both know you bring out the worst in each other but keep coming back together trying to make it work,” the band say. “It’s always good in the beginning and feels so right. But inevitably, you both know in the back of your minds [that] the relationship is destined for failure.”

The track will appear on Empty’s upcoming sophomore album, Made Of Fire, out Oct. 22 via Solid State Records. The album follows their debut, Hope And The Loss Of It, and showcases their growth as a group, both sonically and emotionally. Combining influences of pop, screamo, ’00s rock, metalcore and more, Made Of Fire will take fans through a journey filled with emotions such as heartbreak and hopelessness.

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You can listen to “Temporary High” below, and let us know what you think in the comments.

Made of Fire tracklisting:

1. “Close My Eyes”
2. “Disconnect”
3. “Temporary High”
4. “Made of Fire”
5. “Still Standing”
6. “Can’t Trust Nobody”
7. “Letting Go”
8. “Vicious Riches”
9. “I Should Hate You”
10. “Put Myself Through Hell”
11. “Nowhere Left To Hide”

“Temporary High” lyrics:

If you’ve got something to say then say it now cause I’m at my breaking point
Tell me if it’s me you’re waiting on cause I don’t wanna disappoint
Just when I thought I was through
I found my way back to you
Why do we do the things we do

I’m sick of running around in circles
I’m sick of running
I’m sick of running around in circles 

There’s no winning when it comes to you and I
Everything we are is just a temporary high
And I’ll stay silent while it’s eating me alive
Everything we are is just a temporary high 

If you’ve got something to prove nothing to lose can you tell me what is real
I’m sick of fighting every night like you’re always right telling me how I should feel 

Pull the pin and let the bomb drop
I know you wanna see my heart stop
Break me down until you’re on top
I’m sick of running around in circles 

There’s no winning when it comes to you and I
Everything we are is just a temporary high
And I’ll stay silent while it’s eating me alive
Everything we are is just a temporary high 

Just go forget about me
Some things are necessary
It’s all a temporary high

There’s no winning when it comes to you and I
Everything we are is just a temporary high
And I’ll stay silent while it’s eating me alive
Everything we are is just a temporary high