The Drums have released a brand new single titled “Money” that is just that, money (they played it live at Bonnaroo, and it was a lot of fun). It reaches out and grabs that romantic 80s pop sound that the band do so well. Clearly, they are ready to take things to the next level on their new album, Portamento.
“Money” is full of all the youthful energy that we’ve come to expect from the band. Jonathan Pierce always delivers sharp love longing lyrics, and “Money” is no different. He pulls it off so well, his voice sounds more dominating (like it is at their live shows), which works in his favor. The song is a rush of energy that is just as catchy as it is reliably fun. Good luck trying not to sing this tomorrow.
My friends and I have been binging on the Drums debut album, finding it to be a perfect fit for our summer habits. Time to add “Money” to the collection.
Update: Here’s the album’s artwork:
Check out the Portamento tracklist, after the jump:
1. Book Of Revelation
3. What You Were
5. Hard To Love
6. I Donâ€™t Know How To Love
7. Searching For Heaven
8. Please Donâ€™t Leave
9. If He Likes It Let Him Do It
10. I Need A Doctor
11. In The Cold
12. How It Ended