Deafheaven – “Brought To The Water”

Deafheaven’s first New Bermuda single is here. At eight-plus minutes, album opener “Brought To The Water” is as sprawling a song-suite as anything on Sunbather, but the triumphant static of “Dream House” and “Sunbather” has given way to a cleaner, more mannered sound. That said, this is still Deafheaven, so it’s still ferocious and cinematic. Frontman George Clarke offered some background to Pitchfork:

We wanted to share “Brought to the Water” first because it gives a good idea of the overall sonic tone of the record and really evokes feelings that come with uprooting and throwing oneself into the complacent, monotonous routine of adulthood.

Submerge yourself below.