Chvrches have a new album coming out. Sure, leading up to today, the Scottish trio hadn’t officially announced it, but the breadcrumbs weren’t hard to find. We could say their social media wipe and their cryptic teaser were being mysterious, but on the other hand, the band literally did an interview with Entertainment Weekly discussing the 2018 release of their third album, calling it the “most pop stuff” they’ve ever recorded. The band even appeared at the recent ALTer EGO concert in Los Angeles to introduce The National, hinting strongly that fans wouldn’t have to wait long for new music.
And, that time has now arrived. Premiering today on BBC1 was Chvrches’ lead song from their first album since 2015’s Every Open Eye. Produced by recent Grammy winner for Producer Of the Year, Greg Kurstin, “Get Out” backs up the band’s pop claims, bolstered by racing synths and a powerful chorus fit to blast off from big stages.
The band says of working with Kurstin: