Bob Mould is set to release his first new album in three years in less than a month, and Merge Records this morning offered up the first taste of Silver Age in the form of lead single “The Descent,” which, perhaps not surprisingly, is very reminiscent of Mould’s ’90s work with Sugar. Which means the new material should fit in well when Mould’s band plays it alongside Copper Blue on his fall U.S. tour.
Check out “The Descent” below.
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Bobs back! Cant wait to see them in Chicago next month.
I pre-ordered this after the first verse. Just amazing. Thanks, Bob!