Big Search Announces New Album Featuring The Shins’ James Mercer, Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste: Exclusive


Get a primary pay attention of lead single ‘Here Comes The Night’ at some point early.

Big Search (Matt Popieluchser) has introduced his sophomore album Slow Fascination will arrive April 12 on Danger Mouse's 30th Century Records. The LP's haunting lead single, “Here Comes the Night,” can be premiering completely on Billboard right now (Feb. 13).

Popieluchser penned the mellow but impactful rock tune, and enlisted Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste to lend his vocals to the monitor. “Under the hill, cross the ocean/ You is not going to discover me/ The enemy," Droste sings.

The California-based musician tells Billboard that the monitor is an ode to the chaotic, post-election nervousness that he felt — as did many — whereas he wrote the track. “‘Here Comes The Night’ is an ode to the nervousness hanging within the air for the reason that election, the place each actual and imagined disaster are continuously looming,” he says. “In the track, it’s likened to the climate and the conduct of animals earlier than a storm, being on the precipice of an unknown chasm, however it’s additionally about resistance.”

Popieluchser additionally mentions how Droste — who’s simply one of many visitors showing on Big Search’s album, together with The Shins’ James Mercer and Kacey Johansing — turned part of the track. “My good friend Ed Droste was form sufficient to lend his voice to this one,” he says. “I’ve recognized him since my outdated band Foreign Born toured with Grizzly Bear way back. It was superb to take a seat subsequent to him whereas we had been recording, listening to his voice with out music in my front room, as a result of I solely had one pair of headphones. There is a lot energy and wonder behind that factor."

Check out the trippy visible for Big Search’s “Here Comes the Night” beneath.