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LISTEN: Lust For Youth - Armida
Laurie Tuffrey , May 21st, 2014 12:48

Ace glacial, strident pop from upcoming LP International

Lust For Youth are readying their third album International for release on June 9 via Sacred Bones Records, and have just unveiled a new track, 'Armida'. It finds the band's leader, Hannes Norrvide, and his newly-expanded line-up of Loke Rahbek and Malthe Fischer joined by vocalist Soho Rezanejad for a luminous mix of sheeny synths and metallic drum machine clanking, making for one of the best pop tracks so far this year, edged with some necessary sternness and a fitting sampler of a record that reflects (take a look at that title) Norrvide's growing ambitions.

They'll be heading to these shores for an in-store at Rough Trade East on July 1, followed by a gig at the Shacklewell Arms on July 2. For now, listen above, pre-order here and check out 'Epoetin Alfa' and 'Illume' below: