ALTERNATIVE

CULTS

"High Road" (4:30)

Producers: Cults, Shane Stoneback

Writers: Madeline Follin, Brian Oblivion

Publisher: SESAC

Label: Columbia

On the first official single from Madeline Follin and Brian ­Oblivion's second full-length outing as Cults, the former's dreamy, childlike vocals are injected with newfound sobriety. "Should've took the high road, now it's such a long way back," she coos above a lush, layered soundscape reminiscent of the xx's strongest work. -Nick Willams

 

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