Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys unveil stimulating single ‘Keep My Head’

"The message is clear: hold on, we need you in this world, and together, we can make it a better place for everybody"
14 September 2023

Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys is a band that stands out in Boston’s music scene for their audacious and genre-blending sound.

This is a cool crew of eight members who mix rock, goth, and punk to create their own unique sound. Their long-awaited single called Keep My Head.

In their flirty and adventurous track, Keep My Head, the band’s unique vibe really shines through. It’s a sonic journey that draws from the eclectic stylings and musical prowess of each member, delivering an eccentric take on the rock genre with lyrics that explore themes of sex and self-love.

Walter Alice Sickert, the band’s charismatic frontperson, explains: Keep My Head is an ode to love, sex, trust, and the revolutionary act of self-love and self-acceptance. It’s about forging our own paths in love and life and lifting each other up. That’s the essence of everything, from this song to the video, the band, our live performances, the songs we’ve previously written, and the music we aspire to create in the future. The message is clear: hold on, we need you in this world, and together, we can make it a better place for everybody. Life is short and it’s the love you leave behind that truly matters.” 

Rachel Jayson, the band’s violist, creates mesmerizing string arrangements that are the standout feature of Keep My Head. Her cello and viola arrangements provide stunning respites amidst the track’s frenzied, loud energy.

Fans of Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys can also catch them live in action. They will be performing at the Museum of Science in October 2023 and Something Strange on November 17th & 18th. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for the official updates.

Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys continue with their bold and fearless exploration of love, self-acceptance, and the unconventional is like a big invitation for all of us to join in their exciting revolution.

Photography by Jon Beckley