Cults Send Motorik Pop Swooning on 'High Road'

New York City duo shares another look from forthcoming 'Static' LP

Cults 'High Road' Stream Static
Cults' Madeline Folin and Brian Oblivion Instagram @cultscultscults
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Chris Martins

Cults will release their second album, Static, on October 15, and the picture is getting ever-clearer as that date approaches. We heard snippets of "We've Got It" and "So Far" in July, which showcased the expansive production prowess of the band in consort with Washed Out go-to Ben Allen and Shane Stoneback. And August brought "I Can Hardly Make You Mine," a garage-grounded slab of swooning rock-pop. Now we've got "High Road," a slinking and dreamy example of the duo at their most in-the-pocket. While Madeline Folin's coo could fall right into formation on a Stereolab record, Brian Oblivion's instrumental accompaniment is mightily motorik. Get into it below, and peruse the group's upcoming dates and Static's track list after that.

Cults, Static track list:

1. "I Know"
2. "I Can Hardly Make You Mine"
3. "Always Forever"
4. "High Road"
5. "Were Before"
6. "So Far"
7. "Keep Your Head Up"
8. "TV Dream"
9. "We’ve Got It"
10. "Shine A Light"
11. "No Hope"

Cults tour dates:

October 22 - Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
October 23 - Philadelphia, PA @ TLA
October 26 - Las Vegas, NV @ Life is Beautiful Festival
October 27 - Las Vegas, NV @ Life is Beautiful Festival
October 29 - Washington, D.C. @ Black Cat
October 30 - Durham, NC @ Motorco
October 31 - Charlotte, NC @ Visulite Theatre
November 1 - Atlanta, GA @ The Loft
November 2 - New Orleans, LA @ Voodoo Fest
November 4 - Austin, TX @ Emo’s
November 5 - Houston, TX @ Fitzgeralds
November 6 - Dallas, TX @ Tree’s
November 8 - Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
November 9 - Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
November 10 - San Diego, CA @ The Irenic
November 12 - Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
November 13 - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
November 15 - Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
November 16 - Vancouver, BC @ Rio Theatre
November 17 - Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s
November 20 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theatre
November 22 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Ave
November 23 - Chicago, IL @ Metro
November 24 - Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
November 25 - Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Place
November 26 - New York, NY @ Webster Hall

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