Published May 29, 2013Amidst all of the pop culture-dominating stars on the soundtrack of The Great Gatsby was a tune from a slightly less insanely famous artist, Coco O. of the Danish duo Quadron. On the back of this boost in publicity, Quadron are preparing to release Avalanche on June 4 via Vested in Culture/Epic Records, and you can stream it in advance from Exclaim.ca.
Quadron features singer Coco O., along with multi-instrumental producer Robin Hannibal (who you may also know from Rhye). This marks Quadron's sophomore album, and it includes a collaboration with British producer Fraser T Smith (Adele, Florence and the Machine) on the beat-heavy pop single "Hey Love." Meanwhile, Compton rap hero Kendrick Lamar drops a guest verse on the ultra-smooth "Better Off."
A press release describes the album as "a funky, soulful affair characterized by Coco's shimmering voice and Robin's meticulous, modern production." It's certainly that, but maybe a lot more.
Take a listen below and pre-order the album here. Also, read Exclaim!'s new interview piece with Quadron here.