Listen to Everybody Knows, the first single from Kimbra's next album
Primal Heart, Kimbra's new album, will arrive next year and includes collaborations with Skrillex and more.
In 2012, New Zealand's Kimbra was literally inescapable. Her collaboration with Gotye Somebody That I Used To Know is still one of the highest-selling songs of all time in Australia, and her albums Vows and The Golden Echo were both loaded with massive, radio-friendly tracks which never seemed to disappear (not that we were - or are - complaining). She's peeked out of her extensive studio time every now and again for stand-alone singles, but today she officially kicks off the road to her next album Primal Heart with Everybody Knows, the album's first single. Everybody Knows is like nothing we've heard from the GRAMMY Award-winning musician thus far, combining addictive vocals with a slick, electronic production that just screams to be compared to names like Little Dragon.
Primal Heart is out early next year, but with recent studio time with Skrillex and Childish Gambino, Kimbra's third album is already one of our most-hyped. That said, speaking to triple j with the single's premiere yesterday, she says not to expect a lot of features. "There have always been amazing people I’m working with and bringing into the circle, but in a way, I’ve been intentional about this record being quite a focus less on features and more about my message,” she said. "It’s definitely been a journey of different people coming through the studio but less from the point of collaborations with other vocalists, and more just bringing their sound in on the background ... It’s more a cast of characters.” Listen to the track below.
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