Stockholm, Sweden-based duo We Break Horses reenergize their shoegaze and wish pop affects, adding buzzing synthesizer to levels of distorted electric guitar and gauzy, majestic vocals. Vocalist/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Maria Lindén and co-writer Fredrik Balck fulfilled in 2008 under uncommon situations: both self-professed hypochondriacs, they frequently seen the same on the web medical community forum and uncovered they shared close friends and a interest for playing music. For another 3 years the set gathered tips and documented their debut record. Hearts, released on Bella Union in 2011, discovered the duo utilizing their wondering origin as motivation, thematically handling the fragility of lifestyle and sonically incorporating components such as for example pulse-like drumbeats. Following the achievement of their debut, the duo toured the State governments as the support action for French clothing M83 in 2012, alongside their very own headlining displays across Europe. Function began on the second release the next year as well as the causing record, the guitarless, very much darker Chiaroscuro, premiered in early 2014.