Sweden based band Westkust began in 2010. In 2011, the band added Hugo Randulv and Gustav Andersson of the post-punk band Makthaverskan and finalized their lineup. They released their first EP, titled Junk EP in 2012 via Luxury. The following year, they released a 7″ titled Summer 3D/Weekends.
On March 2 2015, Westkust premiered their single Swirl from their then upcoming debut studio album. The single featured as Best New Track on Pitchfork. The album, titled Last Forever, was released on April 22, 2015 in Scandinavia and was released in the United States on July 10, 2015 via Run For Cover.