We've still got a ways to go but we're getting there. Seems like a lyric but more just an accurate statement as to the impending release of My Morning Jacket's sixth full length studio album Circuital, the band's first since 2008's Evil Urges. Thankfully Jim James and company have thrown us a proverbial bone by offering up a free download of the title track, which just so happens to encapuslate much of the My Morning Jacket experience in its seven minutes and seventeen seconds. The album doesn't hit stores until May 31st so you can safely expect some more bones to be thrown your way, or else you are going to have to listen to "Circuital" quite a few times in the next fifty days, not like we're counting or anything.
As is the standard nowadays for bands with their heads removed from any orifices, the Kentucky based rockers are offering up all sorts of pre-order goodies like a box set, fancy vinyl or really whatever you want, although I'm hearing the 8-tracks are on backorder. In addition to the Circuital business is the launch of Roll Call, the band's new fan club service which will run you $29.99 a year and includes the following:
• First access to presale tickets (when available)
• 24/7 access to members’ only site (to be launched Summer of 2011)
• A Welcome Letter from My Morning Jacket
• One My Morning Jacket t-shirt exclusively available to Roll Call members
• One My Morning Jacket poster exclusively available to Roll Call members
• One Roll Call Membership Card
• Where possible, a special Roll Call - only Will Call line at shows
• First access to MMJ’s ‘Self-Hypnosis’ series
• Exclusive music ONLY available to Roll Call members (extras, b-sides, demos, live songs, etc...)
• And much more!
Much more you say? Well then, count me in. Hopefully somewhere in there is the inclusion of reasonably priced tickets. You can stream the new track through Soundcloud courtesy of One Thirty BPM or you can download your own copy through the fancy MMJ widget below.