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While Parallax is in no way an immediate or easy listen, the album has a few pop gems that jump out from the speaker and grab ahold of the listener instantaneously. “My Angel Is Broken” is one of these tracks, adding hints of desperation to the sugary melody, and we have it for stream below. Check it out and look for the new Atlas Sound album on November 8th via 4AD.
UPDATE: Opening track “The Shakes” has also surfaced and we have it for you below. As the commenter on this post says, it seems Parallax has sprung a leak…
Atlas Sound – “My Angel Is Broken”
Atlas Sound – “The Shakes”
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