First Listen: New Track from Crystal Castles' 'Affection'
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by BWW News Desk
Crystal Castles has released an exclusive new track from their album (III). Listen here: http://soundcloud.com/crystal-castles/crystal-castles-affection
The album (III) drops on November 12th worldwide (Universal Republic/Casablanca/Fiction).
Crystal Castles are a Canadian electronic experimental band formed in 2004 in Toronto consisting of producer Ethan Kath and vocalist Alice Glass. Crystal Castles are known for their chaotic live shows and their lo-fi melancholic Homemade Productions. The duo released many limited vinyl EPs between 2006 and 2007.
In 2010, they announced their sophomore album after they released their first studio EP, Celestica/Doe Deer. The album was their first release to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, and includes their first worldwide charting single, "Not In Love" featuring RoBert Smith of The Cure. They re-released the album in 2011 as (II). The album has received general acclaim and was placed on many 2010 top critics lists.
Their third eponymous album is set to be released on November 12, 2012. Two singles have been released: "Plague" and "Wrath of God".