Contact Us

Listen to LCD Soundsystem’s Second New Track, ‘American Dream’

Subscribe to Diffuser.fm on

At midnight, LCD Soundsystem released two news songs, “Call the Police” and “American Dream,” the latter of which which you can listen to above, from it’s still in-progress comeback album.

The songs came following a lengthy Facebook post from frontman James Murphy, who provided an update on the status of the album that he says is nearly complete, and the reasons why he still can’t offer a release date.

Nonetheless, the songs are the first official releases from the LCD Soundsystem in seven years, save 2015’s “Christmas Will Break Your Heart.” The songs debuted during the band’s five-night residency at Brooklyn Steel last month.

The second of the songs to premiere, the synth-heavy “American Dream,” feels like both a political and personal criticism.

In “American Dream,” Murphy begins, “Wake up with someone near you / And at someone else’s place / You took acid and looked in the mirror / Watched the beard crawl around on your face.

“Oh, the revolution was here / That would set you free from those bourgeoisie / In the morning everything’s clearer / When the sunlight exposes your age,” he continues. “…Grab your clothes and head to the doorway / If you dance out no one complains / Find the place where you can be boring / Where you won’t need to explain … You just suck at self preservation / Versus someone else’s pain.”

As Saturday Night Live’s musical guest tomorrow, LCD Soundsystem has promised to perform new material. The band will be headlining Pitchfork Music Festival along with A Tribe Called Quest and Solange. In addition, they’re planning a tour that will include dates outside of the festival circuit.

2017’s Most Anticipated New Releases

10 Best Album Closing Tracks

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of Diffuser

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://diffuser.fm using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for Diffuser.fm quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!