SYNTH: Destroyer, 'Times Square'

Each week, staff from CBC Music, Radio 2, 3 and CBC regions across the country collect songs they just can't get out of their heads [Songs You Need to Hear—SYNTH], and make a case for why you should listen, too. Press play below and discover new songs for your listening list.
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With a sound reminiscent of mid-'70s Bowie and vocals unique to the band’s abstruse singer and songwriter, Destroyer releases another teaser to its highly anticipated new album, Poison Season. "Times Square" will pick you up, sway you from side to side and leave you with a wistful smile. Blue-eyed soul is alive and well here.