Wire "Split Your Ends"
Published Mar 12, 2015Wire have been active since the '70s, but it's taken them until now to release a self-titled album. With Wire due out on April 21 through the band's own Pinkflag label, the British post-punk vets have shared "Split Your Ends."
The track surges forward for three and a half minutes, its brisk post-momentum never relenting. Aside from some cyclical riffs in the second half, the arrangement scarcely develops at all, but the melodic vocals and shimmering distortion make it hypnotically engrossing.
Hear it below.