Tokyo Police Club have always had a pop flourish.
Sure, the band fuse indie and dance with the best of rest, but it's the Canadian group's ability to craft ear-worm melodies, hooks that sink in and refuse to budge.
New album 'Forecefield' will be released on March 24th, with David Monks commenting: "Since writing started for 'Forcefield' in mid-2011 there have been so many trends and every kind of 'wave.' We saw them all come and disappear or change into something broader. It left us wanting to make something that would last. We ended up rediscovering energy and guitars and simple, direct songs. There was certainly a lot of pressure to take the music somewhere new and there were lots of opinions about how to do that, but in the end we blocked all that out and followed our instincts. I think that’s what 'Forcefield' is—it doesn’t matter what else is going on out there, the music just has to be honest and have a real feeling to it."
New cut 'Hot Tonight' is online, and it's an irresistible piece of pop-heavy energy. Available as a free download when you pre-order 'Forcefield' the track has also been given the video treatment.
Featuring fan-sourced footage, it's a cute introduction to where Tokyo Police Club aim to go next.
Watch it now.
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'Forcefield' is set to be released on March 24th.