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Exclusive Stream: Miike Snow Return with 'Devil's Work'

Preview a track from the Swedish trio's as-yet-untitled next album, due in early 2012.

December 6, 2011 2:30 PM ET
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Click to listen to Miike Snow's 'Devil's Work'

"Devil's Work" is the first taste from Swedish trio Miike Snow's as-yet-untitled new album, which is due early next year. The tune builds on the impeccable songcraft of their 2009 debut and serves as a fine showcase for frontman Andrew Wyatt's wispy, haunting vocals.

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