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La Force is Ariel Engle, vocalist and newest member of Broken Social Scene. The music of La Force is nocturnal electronic pop, featuring Engle's enchanting vocals over dynamic production.
Her presence resounds throughout Broken Social Scene’s 2017 album, Hug Of Thunder, lending fluid, commanding lead vocals to the oblique anthem “Stay Happy” and the soaring "Gonna Get Better," leaving an indelible mark on the collective’s rousing performances. Stepping up to the role first helmed by the immeasurable talents Leslie Feist, Emily Haines (of Metric), and Amy Millan (of Stars), Engle brings La Force's singularity to the familial energy of Broken Social Scene.
Born out of the culmination of AroarA – her musical project with husband and Broken Social Scene bandmate Andrew Whiteman – La Force is a deep reflection on the magic and dismantlement of motherhood; the never-ending tightrope walk of life, and death; and the re-discovery of self.
XO SKELETON is the supple, steady, uncanny new album by La Force: a mixture of haunted pop and hot-blooded R&B that glistens at the meeting-point between life, death and love.