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Phoenix, who toured relentlessly behind their Grammy award winning Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix back in 2009 and 2010, have reappeared with the first single off their new album, Bankrupt!, which is due out in late April. For a band with two guitarists, the six-strings stay pretty far in the background on this cut, hiding in the verses and ceding the spotlight in the chorus to gushing keyboards and Thomas Mars's distinctive croon. At certain moments, it reminds me of Passion Pit, or a less dance-driven version of Spain's DeLorean. But given the comments from label-owner Daniel Glass, expect this new LP to be something special. After all, it was mixed on the Harrison 4032 solid-state recording console used to make Michael Jackson's Thriller.

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