At this point funky, dance, indie-pop sounds have become somewhat synonymous with Toronto’s The Zolas.
While we wait for the band’s third album Swooner, we certainly have no shortage of new material from the band. Recently releasing the aptly named “Get Dark” late last month, with their dancey Wino Oracle EP late 2015, The Zolas are once again contributing to their dance-ladened pop collection with a new track called “Swooner.”
Once again The Zolas expertly mesh the best part of cheesy 80s synth with raspy guitars and buoyant drum rhythms. It’s light, poppy, and refreshing: the kind of tune you’ll put on repeat whether your having a dance-off, or relieving stress after a difficult day at work.
In a statement to Billboard, frontman Zach Gray gives some insight into the meaning behind “Swooner”:
“‘Swooner’ is about those high-functioning women we all know who somehow manage to be the quarterback of their squad and the best at their job and politically engaged and the most fun person to have real talk with over beers. I don’t know how you do it but we salute you.”
Take a listen below.
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Swooner comes out March 4 via Vancouver’s Light Organ Records.
Swooner Track List:
1. Molotov Girls
3. Get Dark
4. Fell In Love With New York
5. CV Dazzle
7. Freida on the Mountain
8. Male Gaze
9. This Changes Everything
10. Why Do I Wait (When I Know You’ve Got a Lover)