‘Virtue’, the third track to be taken from the upcoming full-length, harks back to its controversial lead taster ‘The Love Within’. Taking that synth-esque guitar effect and pairing it to a spiky, more ‘classic’ Bloc Party post-punk structure, it links up with the slide-guitar-packed ‘The Good News’ in showcasing ‘Hymns” kaleidoscopic range of influence.
Stream ‘Virtue’ below. ‘Hymns’ is released on January 29th via Infectious Music - before that, the band play a PIAS Nites show at London’s Village Underground. DIY went into the studio with Bloc Party as they recorded ‘Hymns’, catch up with that here.
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