New MusicNews

New Music: Devendra Banhart – “Never Seen Such Good Things”

on January 22, 2013, 4:20pm

 New Music: Devendra Banhart   Never Seen Such Good Things

Swans’ ringleader Micheal Gira released Devendra Banhart‘s first album, Oh Me Oh My, on Gira’s own Young God record label in 2002. Banhart, then just 21 years old, warbled and quivered through spare alt-folk songs, very eccentric and very hirsute. Eight albums later, Banhart will return with Malaout March 12th on Nonesuch, with his quiver calmed and his beard trimmed. “Never Seen Such Good Things” takes a pensive look back on a relationship in a compact psych-folk tune, with Banhart simply saying: “Love you’re a strange fellow/ Sure leave your mark and never leave”.  Truer words…

Check out the track below (via NME) and listen to his first single from Mala, “Für Hildegard von Bingen”, here.

No comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,478 other followers