Hear CHVRCHES' Moody Remix of St. Lucia's 'Before the Dive'

Glasgwegian synth-pop upstarts work their magic

St. Lucia
St. Lucia
WRITTEN BY
Colin Joyce

Your favorite new purveyors of synth-pop are back, this time with a remix of fellow puller-of-heartstrings, St. Lucia. CHVRCHES take on the St. Lucia EP standout by massaging in some chopped-up vocal samples and a tsunami of synth buzz in place of the original's plaintive piano work. The recent 5 Best New Artists inductees get there by allowing room for modulated vocals and 808 cowbell plinks that worm their way into the coda. It's heavy, and every bit as emotive. 

St. Lucia — Before The Dive (CHVRCHES Remix)

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