Ahead of their North American tour, The Smile released their new single, “Bending Hectic”.
The song marks the first new music from Tom York, Jonny Greenwood and Tom Skinner in 2023. It was recorded in London earlier this year with the London Contemporary Orchestra and producer Sam Bates-Davies. The Smile initially previewed the song during an appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival last year.
The Smile is currently working on their second album, following up to their 2022 debut, Light to attract attention. Recently speaking to a resultOn Exclaim!, Greenwood revealed that the band had a “huge pile of ideas”.
On Wednesday, The Smile will kick off a new series of North American tour dates. Tickets are available here.