Luke Steele, the Australian musician best-known as half of the electro-pop duo Empire of the Sun, has shared a new track from his forthcoming debut solo album Listen to the Water. Check out ‘Pool of Love’ below.
Speaking about the song, Steele said in a press release:
I’m finally getting the answers to questions, after so many years. For me I think I’m so impatient. So head strong when I want the deliverance or something resolved if it doesn’t happen on my time table I’d become disappointed and confused. Grasping that ideal that you literally have everything you need on the inside or you, your own pool of love, the keys to the kingdom.”
Sonically I wanted it to sound warm and approachable, like an ear cocoon. A lot of these songs on the album I’d write little guitar patterns, then attack the vocals separately, which is a trick I use to switch your brain when writing so you can break out of habitual musical patterns.
Listen to the Water is set for release on May 13. It includes the previously unveiled singles ‘Common Man’ and ‘Armageddon Slice’.