Duran Duran’s “Danse Macabre” is Our Track of the Week

Track of the Week delves into the recent songs we simply can’t get out of our heads. Discover these tracks and extra on our Spotify Top Songs playlist, and for our favourite new songs from rising artists, try our Spotify New Sounds playlist. This week, Duran Duran return with the spooky “Danse Macabre.”

As we speak is a special occasion: September 1st. Whereas autumn may formally start on the twenty third, for a lot of, the season of sweaters, pumpkin spice, and hay rides is now upon us. Pay no consideration to the 90-degree climate backstage, escape your flannel, rake up some leaves, and get within the fall temper with Duran Duran’s newest single, “Danse Macabre.”

The primary observe from their upcoming Halloween-themed album, “Danse Macabre” (which interprets to “Dance of Dying”) arrives with pulsing dance rhythms and spooky-ooky vibes. Heavy bass underscores the observe whereas wailing synth traces escape like souls from a lake of purgatory. With a liberal quantity of compression and a sure degree of campy snark, the vocals completely match the eerie vibe.

“Halloween woman seize the fray, brothers and sisters paved the way/ Shackled to the rhythm, your soul is weighed/ So that you higher get down in your knees and pray,” the observe begins, making its goulash intentions instantly clear. The over-the-top horror and Halloween imagery doesn’t cease there, because the music goes on to element zombies, the embodiment of loss of life, and (maybe scariest of all) Elvis impersonators.

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Admittedly, it’s slightly foolish, but it surely’s additionally fairly a little bit of enjoyable. And, hey, it’s the start of spooky season! Why not have slightly little bit of foolish enjoyable with it? DANSE MACABRE!

Jonah Krueger
Editorial Coordinator