In June, Canadian synth-pop group Austra will release Olympia, their follow-up to 2011’s Feel It Break, via Domino. Today, the band has released another new track from the album, titled “Painful Like.” It was recorded with all live instrumentation, and lyrically deals with growing up gay in a small town. Give it a listen below.
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