In a few weeks, Chicago indie rockers Ratboys will release The Window, the new album that they recorded with producer and former Death Cab dude Chris Walla. It’s shaping up to be fucking awesome. Up until now, Ratboys have released three singles from the LP — “Black Earth, WI,” “It’s Alive!,” and the title track — and all three have shown up in our best-songs-of-the-week column. We actively try not to do that! We’re not trying to overhype anyone or to spam you with all the singles from one upcoming album, but these Ratboys songs are just that fucking good. Today, we get another one.
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Earlier this year, Empress Of opened for Rina Sawayama on a European tour, and she just kicked off another run…