The New CHVRCHES Single Is a Blissful Addition To Your Summer Playlist

CHVRCHES have released the first single from Every Open Eye, the follow-up to their 2013 debut The Bones of What You Believe. “Leave A Trace” suggests they haven’t evolved much in two years, but that’s fine with me. Keep doing the same thing, CHVRCHES! Do it forever and leave me bobbing happily for the rest of time.

Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry to Harassers: 'Bring It On, Motherfuckers'

From the start of Lauren Mayberry’s band Chvrches, the Scottish vocalist has been open and condemning about the harassment she’s encountered. In 2013, she wrote an essay for The Guardian whose headline and thesis was “I will not accept online misogyny”; she detailed the rape threats she receives on a regular basis as…