January 3, 2014 | 12:51pm ET
Orlando outfit Saskatchewan delved into the world of ’80s dream-pop on their debut album, last April’s Occasion. Now, they return with a similar exploration of synth-splashed New Wave stylings on “Conclusion”, the first cut off their forthcoming record, Time of Passion.
“This is a textbook lie, don’t you see the signs?” frontman Chandler Strang asks, his voice low and sultry, but most importantly, in need of reassurance. Even with all its shimmering, breathy pastures, it’s a song whose sullen, wounded sentiments resonate and leave the deepest of marks. Listen in below.