Disclosure Injects '40s Style & '60s Swing Into Futuristic House Groove: Listen

Simon Emmett

How can Disclosure always be so in touch with the past while jumping light years into the future? The U.K. brother duo blew minds and lit the fuse for the global house revival with their debut LP Settle. Now, they're back on an even deeper set of sounds. "Moonlight" uses a vocal sample that has us fantasizing about black-and-white women crowded around vintage mics, but the beat kicks in with a swing that puts us on a '60s bossa nova vacation.

“'Moonlight' was written and arranged at Guy’s house, sampling Swedish a cappella group The Real Group’s cover of the classic 'When I Fall in Love.'" Disclosure says in a joint statement. "We wanted to bring some Disclosure deep house chords and basslines to the forefront.” 

"Moonlight" follows the African-inspired brightness of "Ultimatum," featuring Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara. The two singles represent a fresh new step toward diggable grooves for the prodigious pair. Both have us hungry for more. There's still no larger project or tour to announce, but we'll be sure to let you know as soon as we hear anything more. For now, you can enjoy the silky smooth "Moonlight" below.


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