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Joanna Newsom releases new song to celebrate Divers' first birthday

24 October 2016, 11:06 | Written by Laurence Day

Joanna Newsom has shared new Divers offcut "Make Hay" to celebrate her latest album's first birthday.

Newsom's label Drag City have uploaded the lyric video for "Make Hay" to YouTube - with a curious blurb alongside it:

Joanna Newsom friends and faithful, we wish you a happy first AnniDIVERSary! The standard gift for the occasion is a timepiece, but watch out - here’s a piece of time out of time that you’ll never not have back again! Recorded for the “Divers” album, this represents the rarest of all birds: an actual unreleased outtake recorded at a Joanna Newsom session.

“Make Hay” is for the divers and the delvers to divine — is it just another piece or the missing one? Only (your) time will tell.

Second AnniDIVERSary gift is China — start digging now!

Is this a hint that there's more unreleased music on the way? Or just a bit of cryptic waffle?

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