This morning Yeasayer released the first single from their highly anticipated 2nd LP Odd Blood, which isn't set to come out until February 2010, a whole decade away. "Amblin Alp" oughta tide over hungry fans until the new year at least. This new track has a grander 80s world beat than anything on All Hour Cymbals with hyper-mic-ed drum sounds harkening back to the days when the larger-than-life sounds of Paul Simon and Peter Gabriel ruled the airwaves. I expect big things from this album and band and so far, they have yet to let us down.
Listen to the new single "Amblin Alp" here
And for good measure, here's a video recorded on this day in 2008 of the band playing the clap-stomp "Tightrope":