Brooklyn’s Lemonade are putting out a new record, Diver, on True Panther later this Spring, and teaser track “Neptune” is a delirious slice of experimental R&B that’s absolutely spellbinding.
It’s bittersweet, tropical film-noir that draws from shimmering chillwave-via-Ibiza synths, skittering, Nicolas Jaar-esque drum machine, and R&B’s confessional lyrical melancholia. But Lemonade blends all these disparate elements into something refreshing. We’re particularly in awe of the song’s latter half, those hallucinatory lyrics (“It’s you I see in everything…”) buried under barrages of synth drones. Download the track below; Diver is out May 29th.
LEMONADE – “Neptune” (MP3)