TOLEDO Share New Songs ‘Climber’, ‘Leopard Skin’

A double-dip into their incoming LP...

Brooklyn’s TOLEDO have shared new songs ‘Climber’ and ‘Leopard Skin’.

The songwriting duo – Dan Álvarez de Toledo and Jordan Dunn-Pilz – capture that hazy late-summer feel in their music, with new album ‘How It Ends’ set to land on September 23rd via Grand Jury Music.

Ahead of this, the previews are coming thick and fast. Take excellent new song ‘Climber’, an urgent piece of acoustic-rooted songwriting that pivots between introspection and a sense of quiet joy. Building to that enchanting chorus, it dips into some vintage 90s songwriting for its reference points, as TOLEDO explain:

“It’s a love song from a place of deep insecurity. A product of viewing yourself as inherently lesser than. As kids, we look to our parents to give us an idea of what a relationship might be like, and for Daniel, he saw his dad pining after someone whose mind was elsewhere. We wanted it to sound like a “love song” a la Michelle Branch or Sixpence None The Richer.”

Tune in below.

By contrast ‘Leopard Skin’ feels more Elliott Smith inclined, yet TOLEDO describe it simply as a “song about a hickey.”

Tap in now.

TOLEDO’s new album ‘How It Ends’ will be released on September 23rd.

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