MP3: The Antlers - "VCR" (the xx Cover)

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As previously reported, The Antlers are following-up their critically acclaimed 2011 LP, Bursting Apart, with an eight track EP called (together). As the title suggests, the new EP is something of a collection of collaborations; the EP features tracks with Neon Indian, Bear in Heaven and this cover of the xx's spectacular "VCR" single.

The Antlers lovingly take the song's tenderness put it through the lens of haze, wailing guitars, twinkling lights and drum machine presets that recall your favorite Youth Lagoon song. It's Peter Silberman's exquisite voice, singular as always, that makes the song his own.

The Antlers - "VCR" (the xx Cover) (mp3)