Chvrches - Tether

| Kerri
Where'd you go, you were there by my side
Keep believing it's my turn to hide
In a place where we don't have a prayer
There's a tether that's keeping me there
Trade our places
Take no chances
Bind me 'til my lips are silent
Stay where you are
Ever, after
Chasing things that we should run from

I'm a big fan of Chvrches. Their synth pop sensibility lead by Lauren Mayberry hits me as the perfect juxtaposition between Depeche Mode and The Cranberries (sorry if the Scots are offended by an Irish comparison, but I can't be the first). Particularly this song off their debut album, 2013's The Bones of What You Believe (doesn't that sound like a Cranberries title?), because of it's massive change in pace and feeling after about two and a half minutes. This also reminds me of the tricks Martin Gore would pull during the best years of DM - emotional instrumentals or extended mixes that were totally worth the wait.
Bonus: The latest we've heard from Chvrches is this live version (below) of "Down Side of Me" as their contribution to a fund raiser for Planned Parenthood (sweet vinyl boxset with 100% of profits being donated - I totally preordered. Living in Texas is pissing me off lately.)

RIYL: The Naked and Famous, Purity Ring, Phantogram, Prides, Grimes

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