Last June SISU released a hazy, silhouette-filled video for “Two Thousand Hands,” a mystery-soaked cut off the group’s debut EP Light Eyes. It was an alluring look at the band’s aesthetic, which combines mournful jangle pop of lead singer Sandra Vu’s other group Dum Dum Girls’ with some dance-ready goth-pop, but it wasn’t the most visceral introduction to the group. Today the group has released a new track, “Return The Favor,” which retains the dreaminess of the band’s early work while incorporating a more sinister edge.
The bass-heavy track is the first taste of Blood Tears, the band’s full-length debut due out September 17 via Mono Prism. The track is a propulsive burst of wiggling post-punk, providing a jolt of energy that’s similar to It’s Blitz-era Yeah Yeah Yeahs or a less glum Interpol busting a few moves on the dance floor. Return the favor to SISU by listening to the track below.