Premiere: Breton - "S Four"

An essential cut from the South London quintet.
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An essential cut from the South London quintet.
Breton S Four

South London quintet Breton have been receiving a lot of attention thanks to their genre-straddling EP, Force of Habit, spearheaded by its propulsive and beguilingly cheery lead single, "Envy." Today we're excited to premiere the bands' follow-up to that EP - the pensive and meandering "S Four." The off-kilter, skittering beats, expansiveness open space and synth cords give the track a bit of an alt-J feel that really plays to this band's strengths. The lyrics pack a punch, too (which isn't something you'd hear me saying about alt-J). From the band themselves: "'S four' is about the impossibly of long distance relationships, or being tricked by technology like Skype and mobile phones into thinking they can work." Check it out below:

"S Four" is off of Breton's upcoming sophomore album, War Room Stories, out February 3 on digital and vinyl.

Here is the Force of Habit EP:

Tour Dates:

3/16: Club Dada - Dallas, TX
3/20: Larimer Lounge - Denver, CO
3/22: Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT
3/23: Treefort Music Festival - Boise, ID
4/29: The Echo - Los Angeles, CA
4/30: Rickshaw Stop - San Francisco, CA
5/1: Holocene - Portland, OR
5/2: Media Club - Vancouver, BC
5/3: Barboza - Seattle, WA
5/6: 7th Street Entry - Minneapolis, MN
5/7: Schubas Tavern - Chicago, IL
5/8: Magic Stick Lounge - Detroit, MI
5/9: Canadian Music Week Inc. - Toronto, ON
5/10: Le Belmont - Montreal, QC
5/11: Signal Kitchen - Burlington, VT
5/14: Bar Night Club - New Haven, CT
5/15: Great Scott - Allston, MA
5/16: Glasslands - Brooklyn, NY
5/17: The Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA
5/18: DC9 - Washington, DC