Superchunk Share New Song “Everybody Dies”: Listen

Merge Records is turning 35 this year. In addition to a mostly unannounced summer festival (only the dates July 24-27 have been publicly confirmed), a new Superchunk single is coming. “Everybody Dies” is out now, with its B-side “As in a Blender” (a cover of the Alastair Galbraith song) and physical release following on January 26. Hear “Everybody Dies” below.

The new single was inspired by the “avalanche of loss” stemming from the past few years; Mac McCaughan cited David Bowie, Prince, Pharoah Sanders, Tina Turner, and others before referencing his own friends and peers. “It means of course we’re getting older, and while we know from an early age that yes, everybody dies, it doesn’t make these departures any less shocking,” he said in a statement. McCaughan continued:

Source : Pitchfork