Friendships are often like flower petals. Sometimes, no matter how much you care and tend, they eventually flake and crumble into dust. Newly independent, pop outfit MisterWives observe one such transformation with “Stepped on a Bee,” a brittle lamentation with a thumping triumphant sheen. “It’s kind of funny, I stepped on a bee the morning / I heard you were leaving, the worst thing,” withers Mandy Lee. It’s that moment of illumination that is most brutal.
Listen to “Stepped on a Bee” below.
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