Last month we announced the release of Maribou State’s single ‘Rituals’ off of their upcoming debut album, Portraits, set to drop June 1st from Counter Records. We have to admit, the anticipation has been killing us.

The British duo must have known how bad at being patient we are and taken pity, because they just released a remix of “Rituals” to tide us over till Portraits arrives.

The original version of the track washed over us perfectly – finding the sweet spot between effervescent and ethereal. The difference between the original and the remix is day and night.  The new version has a bite to it that takes “Rituals” from effortless, to addictive. The beat is notably stronger, with that extra KICK that makes you crave it.

While this new remix has soothed our need for Portraits temporarily, we cannot wait for the full album. Just another reason to wish for the swift arrival of summer. Tour dates after the track.

Be sure to catch Maribou State on tour next month:

Thu. Apr. 16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Verboten (Cabaret Bar)

Fri. Apr. 17 – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall

Sat. Apr. 18 – Toronto, ON @ Studio Bar

Wed. Apr. 22 – Denver, Co @ 1Up on Colfax

Thu. April 23 – San Francisco, CA @ Mighty

Fri. Apr. 24 – Los Angeles, CA @ Avalon Hollywood

Sat. Apr. 25 – Vancouver, BC @ Electric Owl

Click here for more thrilling beats from Maribou State here.