Michael Angelakos’s latest track is fused with synthesizers and the electro-pop sounds we know and love. “Until We Can’t (Let’s Go)” is about, Angelakos says, himself pleading for an escape from normal, boring life. But, never fear, it still has an upbeat, dance feel and an impressive vocal performance.
He told NPR that he wrote the track after a rough period in his life, when he felt like nothing was going his way. He was looking for something or somebody to blame.
“In this case, our apartment started seeming so … off,” he said. “It’s the apartment! It’s the apartment’s fault! We can’t do ANYTHING in here. And the rent is ridiculous! And it’s not us, or the 8,000 other things happening that are totally stressful and annoying and easy to forget when we’ve got such a terrible apartment like this — rest assured! Everyone can lay off, because the grass is indeed very much greener on the other damn side. No, I don’t know where the other side [is], but we’ll figure it out. We’ll figure it out maybe, I don’t know, in a few weeks. Honestly, I can’t plan that far ahead. Everything will be awesome once we move; let’s just get out of here … at some point, I don’t know.”
The latest track will be featured on Kindred, which drops April 21.
“Until We Can’t (Let’s Go)” can be streamed at NPR.