Manchester obtuse art rockers Everything Everything have just revealed the first single from their follow up to 2010’s Mercury Prize nominated debut Man Alive. “Cough Cough” will be released mid-October with new album Arc due early next year.
The tune got the debut treatment on Zane Lowe’s BBC show today and a video was issued as well. Jonathan Higgs’ falsetto is as acrobatic as ever on the percussion driven track. There are some cool synth sounds and a great hook, but the silly intro bit seems rather unnecessary:
Got to give them credit, Everything Everything are as inventive and infectious as it gets.