Joanna Newsom will release her first album in five years
Following a five year hiatus, in which time she has moonlighted as an actress and voiceover narrator for film director Paul Thomas Anderson and appeared on the soundtrack to the 2011 film The Muppets, Joanna Newsom will release a new album this October. The album is titled Divers, was recorded by Steve Albini and Noah Georgeson, and features arrangements by Nico Muhly, Dave Longstreth, regular collaborator Ryan Francesconi, and Newsom herself. It follows 2010’s triple album Have One On Me. The 11 track album is available as a CD, double LP and download, and is released by Drag City 23 October.