The Skinny: Modestep – the London-based electro-rock hybrid band consisting of brothers Josh (vocals, keyboards) and Tony Friend (DJ, guitar), Pat Lundy (drums) and Kyle Deek (lead guitar) – premiered a new track, “Rainbow” featuring Dutch electro-hip hop duo The Partysquad, via their SoundCloud. “Rainbow,” a tune Modestep describe as a tribute to the American party sound but dipped in London flavor, is a dancehall-influenced number that’s contagious but off-the-planet danceable.

“Rainbow” is featured on the quartet’s forthcoming sophomore album London Road, out May 26 via Max Records/INgrooves. London Road–available now for pre-order at iTunes–comes complete with 12 intense, bass-laden tracks, all produced by Josh and Tony, who expand upon their rock, dubstep and electro hybrid sound to create a homage to their hometown. “Rainbow” follows the album’s lead single “Machines,” for which it svideo, co-produced/directed by Modestep, was just released – view it now here!

London Road Track Listing:

01. Damien (Modestep & Funtcase)
02. Make You Mine (Modestep & Teddy Killerz)
03. Machines
04. On Our Own (Modestep & Culprate)
05. Feel Alive
06. Rainbow (Modestep & The Partysquad)
07. Snake
08. Nightbus Home
09. Seams
10. Sing (Modestep & Trolley Snatcha)
11. Circles (Modestep & Skindred)
12. Game Over (Modestep & Rude Kid ft. Big Narstie, Dialect, Discarda, Flowdan, Frisco & LayZ)

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