With each release it seems that Mikal Cronin grows more and more. With his new album Seeker coming later this month, he’s pushing further backed by a cast of well traveled artists including Ty Segall. With his latest single “I’ve Got Reason” he digs deeper into his sound. Pushing further and at times darker, the song has all the markings of a Cronin song with plenty of indie rock intensity.
Opening with a mix of melodic guitar and distorted riffs, the song definitely expands Cronin’s sound. The vocals fall perfectly on your ears, reminding you of the softer works he’s released. However when the chorus comes in the gloves come off and Cronin descends into a dark space that’s hard not to cheer for. The video is colorful almost like an acid trip and the hooks that come in and out make it pop and sparkle.
The video can be viewed above or on YouTube, the song can be streamed on all platforms and Seeker is available for pre-order directly from Merge Records ahead of its October 25 release. Mikal Cronin is on tour beginning October 25 in Los Angeles, CA at Teragram Ballroom until February 29 in Brighton, UK at The Hope & Ruin. His complete tour schedule can be accessed here.
Image Credits: Photo by Max Mendelsohn.