Warpaint : Billie Holiday

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Warpaint : Billie Holiday


Babe-riddled LA quartet Warpaint have a new single, released ahead of their upcoming Australian tour. Taken from their 2009 EP Exquisite Corpse, Billie Holiday is even dreamier than their breakthrough single Undertow, draped in layer after layer of lush, snowy sounds. The song is a cover of sorts, using the lyrics and the very bare bones of the melody from Mary Wells’ My Guy. The chorus, in a random but beautiful fit of abstraction, is just Billie Holiday’s name, spelled out over and over. Goosebump-inducing dreaminess