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Superchunk link with Owen Pallett and Tracyanne Campbell on new single "This Night"

19 January 2022, 17:27 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

Superchunk are back with a second preview of their Wild Loneliness album titled "This Night", which features strings by Owen Pallett and backing vocals by Tracyanne Campbell.

"This Night" is Superchunk's first new material of 2022, and will feature on Wild Loneliness with lead single "Endless Summer", which featured harmonies from Teenage Fanclub's Norman Blake and Raymond McGinley.

Superchunk’s Mac McCaughan said of the song, "Like much of Wild Loneliness, this song was written in the mode of 'let’s look around and be thankful for what we have rather than focusing on what Republicans have taken from an entire generation'; it’s nostalgic but in a way that tries to capture what’s still relevant and positive about long relationships. So, backwards- and forwards-looking about music, love, day-to-day life. The song itself reminded me of some of my favourite pop bands like Camera Obscura, and through the magic of technology (and maybe the only good thing about the internet?), we are lucky to have Tracyanne Campbell lending her inimitable voice to the song."

Wild Loneliness will follow Superchunk's 2018 album What a Time to Be Alive.

The album will also feature appearances from Sharon Van Etten, R.E.M.’s Mike Mills, Wye Oak’s Andy Stack, Kelly Pratt, and Franklin Bruno.

"This Night" is out now. Superchunk's Wild Loneliness album will arrive via Merge Records on 25 February, and is available to pre-order now.
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