LISTEN: Wilco Release First Album Single

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Jeff Tweedy recording in January 2011 / Photo by Zoran Orlic
WRITTEN BY
William Goodman

Rejoice Wilco fans: The Chicago band has dropped "I Might," the first single from their upcoming eighth studio album, called The Whole Love. Listen here.

The track went on sale as a 7-inch single -- with a cover of Nick Lowe's "I Love My Label" as the B-side -- at the band's second annual Solid Sound festival in North Adams, Massachusetts. "I Might" is a snappy folk fuzz-bomb with overdriven bass, pumping organ, plinking xylophone, and a wild and distorted guitar solo. On the chorus, frontman Jeff Tweedy barks, "It's alright / You won't set the kids on fire / But I might." It's Dad Rock at its edgiest.

The "I Might" single hits stores July 19. The full LP is expected this September.

LISTEN: Wilco, "I Might"

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