Gold Lake – “Lovers” (Stereogum Premiere)

Gold Lake’s name truly captures the sound of the Spanish trio: a glistening amalgam of intimate vocals and scintillating instrumentation. Following the release of “We Already Exist,” the first single from their upcoming debut album Years, and a video to go with it, Gold Lake now share “Lovers” with us, a track that reflects on a love that has come and gone. The crux of this song is the vulnerability in the vocals that are strategically sandwiched between two episodic bursts of instrumentation. The waling, lo-fi guitar that cries out from a distance in the beginning cuts out at the minute mark, replaced by the closeness of Lua Rios’ stunning vocals layered over a twinkling guitar. “What’s in a love song you lovers?” she keeps asking, intermittently backed by the baritone of her bandmate Carlos as the shimmering guitar behind them repeatedly builds up and dwindles. The emotion conveyed thus far fuses with the reentry of a loud guitar, creating an amorphous blanket of noise to carry out the song. Check out the new single below.

Years is out 11/4 via Outside Music. Pre-order it here.

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