Listen to Santigold’s New Track ‘Radio’

It’s been a long time between drinks for Santigold, but with the release of a new song, the long wait for new material is now over.

Albeit she made the song for a movie, but that is still a big deal in this writer’s books – especially when it’s as great as this. Yesterday, the internet exploded with the release of Radio for the movie Paper Towns (staring Cara Delevingne) and rumours of a long awaited return for Santigold. Hear the track below:

Complete with pulsating beats, Santi White’s all-too familiar voice and seriously good vibes, this is as much a Santigold song as any, and shows she certainly hasn’t lost her touch despite her absence. This is the first new material we have heard since the release of her 2012 album, Master of My Make Believe, and is a welcome addition to the Santigold catalogue.

She is rumoured to be working on a follow up to her 2012 album, and I want it to be very clear to you, dear reader, just how much of a big deal this is for me. Santigold is up there with one of my favourite artists ever, with her music becoming the soundtrack to very key times in my life. The thought of new Santigold gives me butterflies in my stomach. Here’s hoping this new album hurries the hell up.

Paper Towns hits cinemas July 23, with the soundtrack officially released July 10. Radio is just one of a 16 track compilation, which also features the likes of Twin ShadowKindnessVampire Weekend and The War on Drugs (although some of these tracks were not made specifically for the film). Check the track listing below:

Paper Towns Soundtrack:

1. Santigold – Radio
2. Twin Shadow – To the Top
3. Sam Bruno – Search Party
4. Kindness – Swingin Party
5. Vance Joy – Great Summer
6. Vampire Weekend – Taxi Cab
7. Son Lux – Lost It To Trying (Paper Towns Mix)
8. Saint Motel – My Type
9. Galantis – Runaway (U & I) (Svidden & Jarly Remix)
10. HAIM – Falling
11. Grouplove – No Drama Queen
12. De Lux – Moments
13. Alice Boman – Be Mine
14. The Mountain Goats – Used To Haunt
15. The War on Drugs – Burning
16. Nat & Alex Wolff – Look Outside