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Paul Westerberg – “2HAWK_1”

INDIO, CA - APRIL 18: Musician Paul Westerberg of The Replacements performs onstage during day 1 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 18, 2014 in Indio, California (Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images for Coachella)

Here’s “2HAWK_1,” a new song by the Replacements‘ Paul Westerberg released via SoundCloud account “User 964848511”:

“Hawk,” as it’s probably fair to call it, was also posted on, a domain newly registered by the Replacements’ publicist, Darren Hill of Ten Pin Management. Also this weekend, the Replacements’ mostly dormant social feeds were updated with a throwback image:

Does it mean something? Does it mean nothing? Listen to “2HAWK_1” above and revisit SPIN’s 2016 interview with Westerberg about his previous project, an album recorded with Juliana Hatfield and released under the name the I Don’t Cares. [Star Tribune]