Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and The Nationwide’s Aaron Dessner have a brand new album up their sleeve below their collaborative moniker Big Red Machine. Over the previous few days, they’ve been releasing songs from the report one after the other, they usually return tonight to drop the most important one but: “Renegade” that includes the one and solely Taylor Swift. Stream it under.
“Renegade” is the third monitor we’ve heard from How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last?, following the album’s lead single “Latter Days” with Anaïs Mitchell and the stripped-down quantity “The Ghost of Cincinnati”. Apparently they recorded this track in Los Angeles the identical week that Dessner and Swift took house the Album of the Year Grammy for folklore. It’s a folk-pop earworm and it boasts future traditional Swift traces like, “Is it insensitive for me to say / get your shit collectively so I can love you.” Accompanying “Renegade” is a particular music video directed by Michael Brown, too.
“Whereas we had been making folklore and evermore final 12 months, Taylor and I generally talked about experimenting and writing songs collectively some day for Huge Pink Machine,” stated Dessner in a press launch. “Making music with your folks simply to make it — that’s how Huge Pink Machine began and has grown — and that’s how ‘Renegade’ happened too. This track was one thing we wrote after we completed evermore and it dawned on us that this was a BRM track. Taylor’s phrases hit me so onerous once I heard her first voice memo and nonetheless do, each time. Justin lifted the track additional into the heavens, and my brother [Bryce Dessner]’s strings and drummer Jason Treuting add a lot. The sensation and sound of this track really feel very a lot on the coronary heart of How Lengthy Do You Suppose It’s Gonna Final? I’m so grateful to Taylor for persevering with to share her unimaginable expertise with me and that we’re nonetheless discovering excuses to make music collectively.”
How Lengthy Do You Suppose It’s Gonna Final? is due out August twenty seventh on Dessner and Vernon’s personal label 37d03d and Jagjagwar. Pre-orders for digital and bodily copies are ongoing. Try the complete tracklist and the duvet art work for the album here.
Final month, Swift revealed that the following album to be launched as a part of her ongoing re-recording series will probably be Red (Taylor’s Version). The revamped model of the 2012 traditional will span 30 songs in whole, together with beforehand unreleased tracks that by no means noticed the sunshine of day and one 10-minute-long monitor. If it sounds something like Fearless (Taylor’s Version), then followers are actually in for a deal with.