Hear Sleigh Bells’ Sleek New Single, ‘Champions of Unrestricted Beauty’
Off their upcoming fourth album
New York noise-pop duo Sleigh Bells put out their third record, Bitter Rivals, more than two years ago, but they’ve reportedly been working hard on the follow-up ever since. Now there’s proof of drum-pounding life behind closed doors, as Sleigh Bells have just released “Champions of Unrestricted Beauty,” the first taste of their fourth album. “Here’s a new song: Champions of Unrestricted Beauty. We are finishing up our record, didn’t want to wait,” the band wrote in a tweet.
The song’s a sleek piece of harrowing electro-pop — certainly brighter than a lot of their last record’s guitar-heavy numbers — with lead singer Alexis Krauss’ vocals truly unrestricted and in front of the mix for a change. “Don’t punish me for telling the truth,” she howls will full clarity. If this is any indication of Sleigh Bells’ musical direction, we’re in. Hear it below.
Champions of Unrestricted Beauty lyrics and credits pic.twitter.com/vgHjnuVQcN
— SLEIGH BELLS (@sleighbells) December 7, 2015