Editors' Notes Samantha Gongol and Jeremy Lloyd have been blurring the lines between electro-pop, R&B and jazz for the better part of a decade, having released their experimental debut EP Play in 2013. That project also introduced their long-running collaboration with jazz saxophonist Steve Davit, who has become a quasi third member of the band and a tour staple. Through two studio albums and two EPs, the New York City-based group have created a niche for themselves by producing moody, minimal love songs that feel equally at home in a smoky lounge or strobe-lit after-hours. Their third EP, Was It Not, carries this torch and finds them back in the studio with Davit, who guests on the shape-shifting bedroom ballad "Eat U Alive”. That the standout title track—a swirl of whispered, watery vocals, skittering snares and melting bass—feels entirely at home in 2020 alongside fellow dark-pop experimentalists like Billie Eilish, Mallrat and Kiiara makes you wonder if Marian Hill was simply years ahead of their time.

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Was It Not
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3:42
 
Take a Number
2
3:22
 
Like U Do
3
3:00
 
Eat U Alive (feat. Steve Davit)
4
3:11
 
No One Knows
5
4:18
 
Where We Could Go
6
0:41
 

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