[stream] Spoon - "Written In Reverse"

The first notes (not including “Got Nuffin’”) from the heavily-anticipated forthcoming Spoon album, Transference, are streaming over at NPR . Adjectives like “choppy” and “jagged” can be used to describe much of Spoon’s back catalog, but they seem even more appropriate on the jittery “Written In Reverse”. The crunchy electric guitars and the multi-layered vocal harmonies from Britt Daniel are both particularly manic, while the piano sounds like it was pounded with a clenched fist. It’s vintage Spoon alright, but gives the impression that the band, who self-produced the new record, may have gone in a rawer direction than on Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga. The digital single is out Tuesday, 12/1 and vinyl on Jan 5. Listen:

Stream :: Written In Reverse
(from Transference. Info here)

By the way, the very cool Transference album art is going around. Check it out below. The album drops a week earlier than previously reported - January 19:


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