Since Day Wave’s 2017 debut, he has garnered attention from tastemaker outlets such as The Guardian, Billboard & Stereogum while racking up over a 120M streams. Crush EP, the first for [PIAS] Recordings showcases mesmerizing arrangements that have long been a trademark of the Day Wave sound. It reveals a newfound vocal dynamism from Phillips, whose steady growth as a performer lends an understated weight to Crush’s emotional soul searching.