The instrumental song begins with a meditative, staccato melody, before it picks up with pulsating polyrhythms, which build into danceable and funky sonic waves that crest and then softly recede during the nearly 14-minute song.
“It’s been one of the most enjoyable records to make in my life, if not the most fun ever (I think it is, for sure, the happiest I’ve ever been making a record),” frontman James Murphy said of the then-untitled album when the group announced it in May. “So it will be sad in some ways to see it leave the house etc. But we’re really looking forward to not feeling ‘late’ all the time, and being able to do things like plan a weekend to do something fun.”
LCD Soundsystem is currently on tour in Europe. The band returns stateside for their North American leg of the tour in the fall, which launches on October 17th in Washington, D.C. at The Anthem and culminates in 11-shows-in-13-night run at Brooklyn Steel from December 11th to the 23rd.
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