'marie marie' – new thieves like us single

 

I’ll readily admit that naming yourself after a New Order song instantly garners cool points with me. But Swedish/American electropop act Thieves Like Us have continued to hold my attention, even after the novelty of the name has worn off.

Previous full length Again & Again ended up on my 2010 year-end list, and their first release for Captured Tracks — last year’s EP Your Loves Runs Still — had me hopeful for what’s to come.

Right at home on their new label, Thieves Like Us will release third album Bleed Bleed Bleed on March 20th. Lead single “Marie Marie” has their signature detached aloofness, casual harmonies and bubbling bass:

Just for grins, here’s “One Night With You” from Again & Again… the most New Ordery song New Order never recorded:

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