See the world clearly

He just blue himself
Chillwave is not dead! Washed Out has a new album, Within and Without, coming out this summer through Sub Pop. I previously wrote a story about the album for Exclaim!, and now the single “Eyes Be Closed” has arrived.

Holy crap! This one is totally incredible. It’s part Boards of Canada-style IDM and part ’90s electronica (think Moby). And then there are some reverb-hazed guitars and cavernous vocal harmonies that are pure Washed Out.

Stream it below or download it for free in exchange for an email address here.


 
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  1. Jody
    Posted May 4, 2011 at 9:21 am | Permalink

    Thanks so much for this. Any idea on what the lyrics are?

  2. Alex
    Posted May 4, 2011 at 6:51 pm | Permalink

    Sorry, no idea! “See the world clearly” was the only phrase I could make out.

  3. Jody
    Posted May 4, 2011 at 7:54 pm | Permalink

    Haha same here! I googled “washed out see the world clearly” hoping someone would have the full lyrics, but no luck :/ Glad I found your site though.

  4. Greg
    Posted May 11, 2011 at 1:11 am | Permalink

    Chillwave is not dead! Thank the lord. Lovin’ this song.

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