On May 28th, Liars will officially release the first single from their forthcoming album WIXIW. The “No.1 Against The Rush” 12″ will feature a previously unreleased b-side and two remixes. Evidently it pays to be signed to the same label as Yaz & VCMG, because Liars have scored a remix from Mute labelmate Vince Clarke.
The onetime Depeche Mode synthpop composer showed his darker side with his Martin Gore collaboration earlier this year. That sonic palette works perfectly here, taking the minimal, metronomic Liars track and building it up into a gloomy techno banger:
If you haven’t already, check out the creepy video for the original version here.