LCD Soundsystem Drop Their Second Single In Less Than 24 Hours

Listen to “American Dream” here

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We’d already been instructed to “Call The Police” yesterday, to celebrate LCD Soundsystem’s impromptu comeback. Now, less than 24 hours later, the band’s hit us with another… possible hit.

“American Dream,” is a bit more somber compared to the dance-punk track released yesterday. But it’s no less LCD-like. “Oh, the revolution was here/ That would set you free/ From those bourgeoisie,” lead singer James Murphy croons. “You just suck at self-preservation/ Versus someone else's pain/ So you feel drained/ And insane/ And insane.” If anything, the single will help you to tap into that looming gloom present on every political corner nowadays. 

The band’s LP is right around the corner, with Murphy promising that they only have “1 more vocal and 2 more mixes to go,” in a recent lengthy and detailed Facebook post. After that’s all set, we’ll just have to wait for the vinyl to be finished, which Murphy is insistent on because he’s “an old person.” 

We’re confident the wait will be worth it, though. As Murphy explains, the new project has “been one of the most enjoyable records to make in my life, if not the most fun ever (i think it is, for sure, the happiest i've ever been making a record.)” We’ll be able to hear these new tracks, if not more new music, in a live setting, during the band’s Saturday Night Live performance this weekend. Listen to “American Dream,” below.