Austra – Painful Like
Every once in a while something slips through the nets of even the most intrepid fisherman. This track from Austra managed to elude capture here at TMD at first, but something this good couldn’t stay hidden forever. I was initially drawn in by the hypnotic beat and started bobbing my head as soon as the track started playing. Then I heard the vocals, wow. They are unvarnished, clean and powerful. To put it simply, this song is elegant. Try it out for yourself and when you finish this one check out the rest of the album, it’s not too shabby either.