MP3: Wild Beasts – “Thankless Thing”

WILD BEASTS REACH A BIT FURTHER
Need more awesome? Listen to our FAVORITE SONGS OF 2014. Make sure you don't miss any tunes: FOLLOW US ON TWITTER.

Kendal’s own orchestral pop lovers, Wild Beasts, are experts in crafting the timely and textural, candidly displayed on this year’s smoldering and fragile full length, Smother. The smooth quartet are coming out with a new single for album cornerstone “Reach A Bit Further” and will be backing it with three B-sides, one of which is actually titled “Smother” (how did that not make the final cut?) and also the previously unreleased “Thankless Thing,” which the band is giving away for free.

The new track is slow and dainty, but also moving and arcane, keeping intact the same motifs as Smother. Reach A Bit Further 12″ will be released November 14th via Domino.

Wild Beasts – “Thankless Thing” (mp3)

Reach A Bit Further EP tracklisting
A1 Reach A Bit Further
A2 Smother
B1 Catherine Wheel
B2 Thankless Thing

Previously:
Lady Gaga – “Yoü and I” (Wild Beasts Remix)

What did you think?
 18  11  1  2
les sins michael
Music

Chaz Bundick is finally releasing a full LP as his dance project, Les Sins.

READ MORE
bloc party keel
Music

Hear a house-inflected new one from the Bloc Party frontman.

READ MORE
new pornographers brill bruisers
Music

Stream the band’s first record in four years a week in advance of its release.

READ MORE
rjou9as5holnh6z8rsdx
Music

Download a terrifying new jam from the freshly minted bachelor

READ MORE
Capturejjtjyjyj
Videos

Hear the New Jersey jam rockers reinterpret the 90′s classic

READ MORE
artworks-000087874669-g9g1x0-t500x500
Music

Hear the Syracuse punk rockers take on Björk’s former band

READ MORE
haim_mysong5vid01
Music

Featuring help from A$AP Ferg, Grimes, Ezra Koenig, Ke$ha, Big Sean, and more.

READ MORE
le1fkelela
Music

Listen to a new, P. Morris-produced, seductive jam from two of our favorites.

READ MORE
gorgon city unmissable
Music

Listen to an amped-up version of Gorgon City’s Sirens single.

READ MORE