Phoenix unveil new single, 'Entertainment' [Listen]
Phoenix have unveiled the first single from their forthcoming new album, Bankrupt!, which is the band's fifth album, and the follow-up to 2009's Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix (released on April 22nd).
Two things we like about the track:
- 1. The lyric: "I'd rather be alone"
- 2. The kung-fu quality running throughout it. Wow.
Verdict: It's good to have you back, guys.
Check out 'Entertainment' below, which premiered on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show this evening, along with the album tracklisting.
- The Real Thing
- S.O.S In Bel Air
- Trying To Be Cool
- Drakkar Noir
- Oblique City
It's hard to imagine J. Mascis listening to Versailles' Phoenix, however, it would seem that he's been really digging them as he's knocked out a cover of 'Entertainment' from upcoming album, Bankrupt!. [read more]
This subtly enhanced Dirty Projectors remix of Phoenix's 'Entertainment' aired recently and follows on from the Grizzly Bear remix of the same track. Substituting some of the guitar-driven rawness of the original track for stop-start percussion and looping vocals, Dirty Projectors have managed to successfully attach their own spin here - making for a complimentary and downright excellent remix. [read more]