Future Islands spent years on the fringes, the trio finding their music largely ignored by the mainstream.
Then, in the space of one, blissful performance, it all seemed to change. Performing on the Late Show With David Letterman, the sheer conviction and drama of Future Islands' set sparked a memorable year for the three piece.
Returning to Letterman last night (April 28th Future Islands delivered an impassioned version of new 'The Chase'. With rioting engulfing their home town, the group introduced the song by saying:
"This song goes out to the people of Baltimore. Let us not discount their voices."
Check it out now.