Joe Goddard Hayden Thorpe Hot Chip Wild Beasts Domino Records collaboration Unknown Song

Joe Goddard and Hayden Thorpe – ‘Unknown Song’


Joe Goddard (Hot Chip) and Hayden Thorpe (ex-Wild Beasts) have collaborated on new single ‘Unknown Song’. Written and recorded in the early part of the year before all of this, the dance banger will raise your spirits as Hayden sings about ‘where all the lost chords belong’ and broken melodies over synth beats that fall…

Hayden Thorpe – ‘Earthly Needs’


Hayden Thorpe has shared ‘Earthly Needs’, the third song to be taken from his upcoming solo album ‘Diviner’ (out on Domino on Friday 24 May – pre-order here). With its synths, programmed drumbeats and deeply personal lyrics (‘I cannot unlove you’), the song opens in a style that brings to mind ‘Digital Ash’-era Bright Eyes…

Hayden Thorpe – ‘Diviner’


Hayden Thorpe has released the video for his first music since Wild Beasts called it a day and ‘Diviner’ is a treat. Directed by Crowns & Owls, the evocative video complements the stirring and glacial piano-led sound of the track. Hayden sings about being the keeper of secrets and leaves an air of mystery as…

Wild Beasts – Wanderlust


A New Year and not only do we already have a new Springsteen album on the way, but now Wild Beasts have made a most-welcome return to the music scene with the announcement of their long-awaited fourth album, ‘Present Tense’ (out 24 February on Domino Records). 2011’s ‘Smother’ saw the band effortlessly seam into the…