After a nearly three-year absence Fleet Foxes returns with a new song and news of an upcoming albums, which is exciting news for all of us enchanted by the folksy Pacific North-westerners debut 2008 self-titled record. Helplessness Blues will see the light of day on May 3, and I bet it will invade your iPod and local Starbucks pretty shortly thereafter.
Even better news: the title track is now available for free download. And it totally lives up our three-years worth of expectations. Unsurprisingly pastoral in sound, the harmonies soar over quick-strumming acoustic guitar. It's a perfect soundtrack for sipping tea while watching the snow pile up outside your window. If the weather's any indication, you'll be listening to it a lot.
Listen below and take at look at that surreal cover art while you're at it.