SALES – “Getting It On” (Stereogum Premiere)
SALES have been putting out fantastically restrained pop songs for well over a year now, building a loyal following through a charming and effervescent series of singles. The Florida-based duo is gearing up to release their debut EP, out next week, by compiling the best of those singles into a cohesive whole. Besides the already released tracks, the EP contains a great XXYYXX remix of “Toto” and a new song, “Getting It On,” which may be the best song they’ve put out yet. It’s a perfect distillation of their sound, quietly considered and minimalist. For a song called “Getting It On,” it doesn’t go anywhere that you’d expect. Instead, it’s more about regret, about the moment after and the consequences of the title act. “How could I be so wrong?” Lauren Morgan sings, strained against a low tide swell as sun-beaten and world-weary music sighs behind her. It’s a beautiful track, warm and familiar and in a world of its own. Listen below.
SALES’ self-titled debut EP is out digitally and physically on CD on 9/22. You can preorder it here.