Beach House, Bloom
Available May 15th
Last fall, singer Victoria Legrand and multi-instrumentalist Alex Scally drove a U-Haul full of synths and guitars from Baltimore down to a studio hidden in a pecan orchard outside El Paso, Texas. The duo spent two months crafting the even hazier, prettier follow-up to their 2010 breakthrough, Teen Dream. "It was intense," says Legrand. "But I don't think it should be easy. Easy is not, in the end, very gratifying."
Hear Beach House's 'Myth' below.
• Song Review: Beach House, 'Myth'