Michigan-based alternative rockers Palaces have shared their new single, ‘The Cover of Night’, off their forthcoming sophomore self-titled album. The track is the quartet’s first offering since 2017’s debut LP New Hollywood Emotion. Glancing back at 80s new wave, think The Cars, and eyeing a contemporary soundscape of indie-pop and garage-lite rock, ‘The Cover of Night’ has all its bases cover for something rather distinctive and enriching. With the song serving as the first taste to soon-to- be-released second LP, things are looking quite promising for Palaces.

The band paints ‘The Cover of Night’ with slick guitars, twining bass lines, and refined 80s synths. This is all underneath the charming qualities of singer Sean Mcgraw’s subtle yet effective vocals. The track is dance-ready as well with backup vocals channeling the likes of a 60s pop vibe with all the “ooh-ooh-oohs.” With ‘The Cover of Night’ Palaces offer the look and feel of something vintage, but have disguised it as something entirely modern with its refreshing and gleeful appeal.

Palaces is the musical product made up of Sean Mcgraw (guitar/vocals), Ryan Marshall (bass/programming), Rachel Balanon (synthesizer/vocals), and Dave Cliburn (drums/linn drum). Their self-titled LP arrives on February 8th on Bandcamp and streaming services everywhere. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram.