New Grizzly Bear Album Due April 2009

Grizzly Bear at UCLA
Photo by David Greenwald

So says Grizzly Bear co-frontman Ed Droste over at Billboard, calling the title-TBA upcoming record sunnier than 2006 debut Yellow House: “I think we’re all in a really poppy place for sure.” To which I respond, Keanu-like: For sure! Dudes will air out some new jamz on Letterman on July 23 and are, y’know, touring with Radiohead.

Grizzly Bear – “On a Neck, On a Spit”: mp3

I’ve shot these dudes in concert on three separate occasions; start here and work yr way back.