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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. » 7/17/15 7:00pm 7/17/15 7:00pm

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… » 4/23/15 5:40pm 4/23/15 5:40pm

Here's Chvrches Covering 'Cry Me a River'

BBC Live Lounge covers—exposed, low-reverb, lining up artists of all genres to take a swing at straight-up pop—are a tune category all their own, as well as a significant test for a vocalist's charisma and flexibility. Favorites in recent memory include Kwabs on "Dark Horse" and Taylor Swift on "Riptide" (nice to see… » 2/19/15 1:00pm 2/19/15 1:00pm

Lead Singer of CHVRCHES: I'm Tired of 'Dealing With' Online Misogyny

In case you'd forgotten, the patriarchal Internet hive-mind loves to send rape threats to women who try to take a stance against rape culture ("Rape culture is not a thing! I will threaten you with rape until you agree with me!" is the sickeningly flawed mentality here, more or less). The latest example of this… » 9/30/13 7:20pm 9/30/13 7:20pm