The Vaccines – English Graffiti: exclusive album stream

Have a listen to the third Vaccines album ahead of release and let us know your thoughts

From the opening blast of Handsome, the lead track on the third Vaccines album English Graffiti, fuzz is very much the name of the game.

The retro surf melodies that fill their songs with hooks remain, but the band – along with producers Dave Fridmann and Cole MGN - have turned their FX pedals up to 11. It makes a ballad like Dream Lover sound positively stadium-sized, whereas gigantic, Strokes-esque riffs buzz through the chorus of Minimal Affection.

You can hear it ahead of release next week using the player below. Have a listen and let us know your thoughts in the comments.

You can pre-order English Graffiti here.

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