Shearwater Release More Info on The Golden Archipelago

As we alluded to last week, Shearwater plans to release their new album The Golden Archipelago on Feb. 23rd via Matador. Since then a little more info on the album has surfaced, including a new song entitled "Castaways". Take a listen down below.

Shearwater - Castaways (mp3)

Taken from Matablog:

The album is the third in a triptych of "mindblowingly beatiful, dense and ambitious excursions about man's impact on the natural world".

This time singer-songwriter Jonathan Meiburg turns his attention to life on islands – a world of lushness and austerity, silence and sudden cataclysms. From rising sea levels to displaced populations, Meiburg travels from the Falklands to Madgascar, from the Bikini Atoll to the Tierra Del Fuego.

The CD comes packaged with a 50-page perfect-bound book that is a set of extracts from a dossier of records, photos, regulations and images collected by Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg. The LP contains 2 bonus tracks & an MP3 download coupon (that includes the album + PDF of the dossier).

Preorder the album, and receive a 15% discount.