When artists release new material, it feels as if Christmas has come early. Especially when that artist is R&B singer, Banks.

Not only is Banks joining The Weeknd for his Beauty Behind the Madness tour next week, she’s also graciously given us a brand new song.

The new song titled “Better” gives us the familiar R&B mixed with pop feeling, the track sounds as if it could belong in a soundtrack for a dystopian film such as The Divergent Series or The Hunger Games. It’s a little different from the tracks on her debut LP, Goddess, but it still has its special touch that makes all of her music unique.

Banks also dropped a video to accompany the track, the video is simple but aesthetically pleasing. It features Banks doused in gold-speckled paint writhing around in the dark. The video gives off an artsy and abstract vibe.

Goddess dropped last year and its been a long time coming for a new album so we were excited to hear that Banks told Beats 1’s Zane Lowe to expect a new album “early, early next year.”

Listen to “Better” below!

(Consequence of Sound)

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