this fall seems to be a prime time for swedish indie-pop stalwarts to re-emerge. on the heels of the radio dept.’s first album in six years comes new music from their labrador label-mates, the mary onettes, as well. the quartet’s first single in over a year, “juna,” is the focal point of an oxford television campaign called cool robot, and is currently enjoying the generous hosting of the inimitable cascine.
with its crystalline synth arpeggios and gentle percussive propulsion, “juna” is anthemic and inspiring in just the right ways. take a listen to the track below.