Colleagues: Tears

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Take synth-driven electro-pop charm, bolster it with a riotous bass line and a healthy dose of danceability and the result is Swedish quintet Colleagues’ “Tears.” With synths fit for a stadium, hypnotic vocals and a radio-ready chorus, the track is accessible without losing soul or individuality. Following up the band’s breakout track on London’s latest In Stereo Records—where they were one of the first to …