Daily Distraction: Listen to CHVRCHES with the Cure's Robert Smith

Hear the Scottish synth-pop trio's new single in advance of forthcoming album 'Screen Violence' and a Columbus tour stop at Express Live on Nov. 20.

Joel Oliphint
Columbus Alive
CHVRCHES (with Robert Smith lurking in the background)

I've never been a big fan of when the dude in CHVRCHES sings instead of Lauren Mayberry. She's just too good, and he's only fine. But if another dude is going to sing in CHVRCHES, I will happily accept the Cure's Robert Smith for the role.

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Today, the Scottish synth-pop trio announced a new album, Screen Violence, out Aug. 27 on Glassnote Records, along with a tour stop in Columbus at Express Live on Nov. 20. The band also released a single from the new record, "How Not to Drown," featuring Robert Smith's instantly recognizable vocals. Give it a listen below.