Tame Impala: Posthumous Forgiveness

Another single from Tame Impala’s forthcoming album, The Slow Rush (out 14 February), “Posthumous Forgiveness,” proves far more personal than the band’s typical releases. Lead singer and multi-instrumentalist Kevin Parker lucidly details several moments that he longs for with his late father: “Wanna tell you ’bout the time / I was in Abbey Road / Or the time that I had / Mick Jagger on the phone …

Destroyer: It Just Doesn’t Happen

Destroyer (aka Dan Bejar) sets a dark and solitary mood on his newest track, “It Just Doesn’t Happen,” which will appear on the forthcoming album Have We Met (out 31 January). Fit for a night drive, the tune is sparse, with the beat kicking in after a minute. “You cast a poisonous look to the sun / You know it just doesn’t happen to anyone …

Dayglow: Listerine

Dayglow (aka Sloan Struble) maintains an upbeat cadence throughout “Listerine,” a surf rock-influenced single from the artist’s debut LP, Fuzzybrain, which was re-released this week. Jagged guitars and airy synths bow in and out, along with Struble’s filtered vocals. “I thought that this was something different than before / Now we’re changing shape inside your brain and starting to reform / Oh Lord, now I’m …