Manchester Orchestra have announced a followup to 2014's Cope (and its accompanying acoustic album Hope). It's called A Black Mile to the Surface and it's due out July 28 via Loma Vista. It features co-production from John Congleton (Cloud Nothings, Angel Olsen, Swans) and Catherine Marks (who worked on PJ Harvey's Let England Shake and White Chalk), in addition to frequent producer Dan Hannon, and going by lead single "The Gold," this is looking like their best-sounding albums in years. It sounds closest to their earthy fan favorite I'm Like a Virgin Losing a Child of any Manchester Orchestra album, not just in production but also in the songwriting a bit. Listen to "The Gold" below. Artwork and tracklist below too.

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Manchester Orchestra Black Mile

01 The Maze
02 The Gold
03 The Moth
04 Lead, SD
05 The Allen
06 The Sunshine
07 The Grocery
08 The Wolf
09 The Mistake
10 The Parts
11 The Silence

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