Washed Out 5 (2011)

Track of the Day: Washed Out – Don’t Give Up

When, a fortnight ago, Washed Out’s Ernest Greene announced a new album with the release of the lush new single ‘It All Feels Right’, there was a cautious optimism here in London. Could this finally be it? Has summer officially begun?

With Paracosm due out on 13th August, Greene has unveiled a second track from it.

‘Don’t Give Up’ somehow manages to push the Vitamin D levels even further than it’s predecessor and, interestingly, features one of the least disguised or tampered with Greene vocals to date.

Musically, there is perhaps nothing here to convince those that aren’t fans to suddenly change their mind, but that’s besides the point. Greene knows what Washed Out is. He has it down to a T now, and he’s pushing it to the limit.

Listen to ‘Don’t Give Up’ below.

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