PUP’s new single Matilda will make you weep for your first guitar

PUP frontman Stefan Babcock onstage with his guitar Matilda
(Image credit: NurPhoto / Getty)

PUP have debuted new single Matilda, an emotional ode to frontman Stefan Babcock’s favorite guitar that will hit six-string fans right in the feels.

The Toronto punks have always had a talent for combining a fresh perspective and a killer hook (the brutally honest If This Tour Doesn’t Kill You, I Will; the futuristic tear-jerker Kids), but Matilda is essentially Toy Story for guitars.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.