When you mix your new album on the same recording equipment that made Michael Jackson’s Thriller, one of the greatest pop achievements of the past ever, there’s a lot of pressure to make something good with it. That’s what French rock group Phoenix are setting out to do with their upcoming album, Bankrupt!, the follow-up to the well-liked Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, recorded with the mighty console they purchased on eBay.
The album isn’t due until April 22nd, with the band already lined up to tour this summer and play a number of festivals including Coachella and Primavera Sound, but yesterday, we got our first preview with the release of lead track, "Entertainment." The results certainly lead up to the name—a bouncing beat, synths for days and a single that will be in your head for days, but you’re not too sad about that fact. Listen and check out the neon-lit lyric video below.