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LISTEN: LCD Soundsystem Xmas Song
Christian Eede , December 25th, 2015 12:17

James Murphy and co. reconvene for Christmas single; listen below

LCD Soundsystem have released their first track in five years. Titled 'Christmas Will Break Your Heart', you can check it out above.

The band, who disbanded in April 2011 following a run of last shows in New York, came together recently to record the track. You can read a note from James Murphy on the track below and check out a mini-site that the band have launched here.

“so, there’s been this depressing christmas song i’d been singing to myself for the past 8 years, and every year i wouldn’t remember that i wanted to make it until december, which is just too late to actually record and release a christmas song… but this year, al doyle had a short break between hot chip tours where he could be in nyc, and pat and nancy were home, and tyler agreed to fly out from berlin for a few days, so we all recorded this together, reserved a pressing plant slot, and our friend bob weston was available to master it quickly—so that means, less than 2 weeks after we recorded it, there is actually a christmas 7″, which feels like something that could only have happened a very, very long time ago.

“anyway, for the holidays we give you the previous, very long run-on sentence, and this song: “christmas will break your heart”, which is another one of those songs which had about 75 lines of lyrics, though we’ve knocked down to 8 to keep the suicide rate in check.

“have fun!”

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