Wild Beasts premiere new track, ‘Woebegone Wanderers II’ on Jon Hopkins’ Radio 1 Residency

The previously-unreleased track was played by Hayden Thorpe last night.

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Wild Beasts have shared a new track, titled ‘Woebegone Wanderers II’.

The previously-unreleased track was premiered last night on Jon Hopkins’ Radio 1 Residency show, with lead singer Hayden Thorpe co-presenting the show as a special guest. The track was recorded during the sessions for Wild Beasts 2014 album ‘Present Tense’, and serves as a continuation of ‘Woebegone Wanderers’ from their debut album ‘Limbo, Panto’.

During the show, the duo played Jon Hopkins’ remix of Wild Beasts’ ’Two Dancers’, a new track by BRAIDS titled ‘Sore Eyes’ and Thorpe and Hopkins’ cover of Lazarus’ ‘Goodbye Horses’.

Listen to ‘Woebegone Wanderers II’ below and listen to the full show via BBC iPlayer here.

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