World Rejoice! Sylvan Esso Return!

New single 'Sunburn' is online now...

Sylvan Esso break cover with new single 'Sunburn'.

The duo's 2020 album 'Free Love' earned a Grammy nomination, but the pandemic curtailed their touring ambitions.

Turning that energy into studio sessions, the pair – Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn – have sculpted something new.

New single 'Sunburn' is online now – an apt title for the Clash team, who just finished lunch in a scorching courtyard – and it represents a fresh beginning.

A soaring alt-pop burner that moves to a triumphant conclusion, its wide-eyed charm is sheer Sylvan Esso.

Say the duo…

‘Sunburn’ is:

eating candy til you’re sick
riding your bike too fast down a hill
when you're five years old and don't want to get out of the water, and by the end you're shivering
and all your fingers are pruney and your lips are turned purple
an undertow that sneaks up unsuspectingly
the painful pulsing pink of swollen eyelids leftover after a day lying in the sun
plunging forward without time for second-guessing
produced by Sylvan Esso
for you

Tune in now.

Photo Credit: Bobby Strickland

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