Los Angeles post-punk outfit Cold Showers returns with their new single “How Do You Know This Love?”, a “screamadelica-esque” collaborative track featuring a guest performance from hip hop artist Lil B.
The song is a brooding whirl of bass-driven dream pop with touches of Madchester groove that captures a late 80s vibe that would feel at home on a playlist with The Happy Mondays, AR Kane, Curve, and Technique-era New Order.
Heralding a new record due out this June via Dais Records, “How Do You Know This Love?” showcases a band that hasn’t peaked yet. The song is featured on the five-track EP, aptly titled Strength In Numbers, which was recorded during October of 2020 in a house located in the wilderness of Joshua Tree.
Cold Showers singer Jonathan Weil’s idea to escape the distractions of the city was ultimately a good idea notes Guitarist Chris King, who credits the experience in giving the new songs a more liberated atmosphere: “The world seemed so bleak that making something lighter felt right.”
With a makeshift studio assembled, the band shed their egos, and workshopped their contributions together towards the best possible result; their mantra being “Best idea wins.”
From this collaborative process, Strength in Numbers indeed earns its title, with each song crafted to be more than the sum of its parts.
Listen to EP’s first single, “How Do You Know This Love?” (ft Lil B) below:
Strength In Numbers sees its release via DAIS Records across all digital platforms on June 11.
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