After a long hiatus, ODESZA is finally back with a refreshing new track titled ‘The Last Goodbye.’ It’s their first official release since 2018 when they released their hit single ‘Loyal’ as well as the official remix package for their most recent album.

ODESZA is without question one of the biggest electronic music acts of our generation. I would go as far as to say that they are up there with legendary artists like Daft Punk and Justice, and their headlining slots at festivals like Austin City Limits, Lollapalooza, and Bonnaroo would agree.

The PNW duo has had the electronic music scene in a vice grip since their last 2017 album, ‘A Moment Apart’, and their tour that coincided. Memorable songs such as ‘Line Of Sight’, ‘Late Night’ and ‘Boy’ are all anthems fans still rejoice in daily. On top of that, their 2014 album, ‘In Return,’ is still cherished to this day by fans across the world. Whether the listener is an EDM fan or not, these two albums genuinely entice any ear they reach. 

After A Moment Apart and the tour that followed, ODESZA took a break. In 2020, fans were teased with an official ODESZA side project named BRONSON, a deep house act in collaboration with Australian-based producer Golden Features. Although the BRONSON project was well-received, fans were still thirsting for more of that magical ODESZA signature sound. 

Five years later, earlier today, fans’ prayers were answered. ‘The Last Goodbye‘ is a wonderful track to return with. The song has a beautiful house beat. It still retains that signature ethereal, emotional, and uplifting sound we have all grown to know and love from these mainstage superstars. The epic new song features American soul singer and songwriter, Bettye LaVette. Her vocals create an emotional atmosphere that can give the listener an almost religious experience. Similar to how their track, ‘Across The Room’, with Leon Bridges, makes you feel.

‘The Last Goodbye’ implies that there will be an album coming soon. A new album means a new tour and a new tour means we will soon be seeing ODESZA on festival lineups once again! I think this is something we all can be very excited about together. Fans were rumoring that this would be their last album, as the title of the single led them to believe. But according to the Festive Owl, those rumors were squashed by ODESZA themselves.

We loved ‘The Last Goodbye‘ by ODESZA and we hope you do too by streaming it down below. What are your thoughts on ODESZA’s new track? Let us know in the comments.

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