Battles release first song from new album ‘Gloss Drop’ – audio

'Ice Cream' available to hear in full now

Battles have released the first song from their new album ‘Gloss Drop’ online.

The song, ‘Ice Cream’, features Chilean singer Matias Aguayo and is available to hear by scrolling down and clicking below.

It’s also available to download – see for details.


‘Gloss Drop’ comes out on June 6 and also features guest spots from Gary Numan and Blonde Redhead’s Kazu Makino. It will be the first album from the band since singer/guitarist Tyondai Braxton quit the set-up last year.

The tracklisting of ‘Gloss Drop’ is:

‘Ice Cream’ featuring Matias Aguayo
‘Wall Street’
‘My Machines’ featuring Gary Numan
‘Dominican Fade’
‘Sweetie & Shag’ featuring Kazu Makino
‘Rolls Bayce’
‘White Electric’
‘Sundome’ featuring Yamantaka Eye

Ice Cream (Featuring Matias Aguayo) by BATTLES