Aside from a couple of buzzy collaborations and now also the duo's actual identities -- Benny Blanco and Two Inch Punch, not the couple of Osaka teens they were once believed to be -- we haven't heard much from or about BenZel. Fortunately they'll be greatly amplifying their output this fall, with a number of production credits on Jessie Ware's eagerly-anticipated sophomore album (including "Tough Love") and with the release of an EP of their very own. "Wasted Love," the first song off that project, surfaced a few days ago. It's more of that voluptuary electro-pop they've been doing so well with Jessie, but with vocals from worthy London songbird Stevie Neale instead. MEN is due out September 1st via PMR Records/Friends Keep Secrets.
August 06, 2014