Canadian power pop quartet Sloan are prepping their 10th LP, The Double Cross — or The XX, not to be confused with the xx. It’s so named because, believe it or not, they’ve been kicking around as a band for twenty years now.
In anticipation of the May 10th release, Sloan have floated the single “Follow The Leader” — thanks Stereogum. It’s more aligned with Sloan’s affinity for the Fab Four, as opposed to their obsession with Kiss. If you like it, feel free to download with the arrow tab on the right:
Guitarist Jay Ferguson told Much Music Canada “I personally feel it’s up there with my favourites of ours such as One Chord To Another and Never Hear The End Of It. Short and sweet with unexpected turns down different paths. Not bad for a 10th LP.”
Hard to imagine these are the same precocious shoegazers from Halifax: