Listen to Spoon's new song "Rent I Pay" and hear details of upcoming album

Their first album in four years, "They Want My Soul," will be out this summer

By Sarah Gray
Published June 11, 2014 12:25AM (UTC)
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Last week, Spoon announced their forthcoming album, "They Want My Soul," and teased fans with a few clips from songs in an interview with NPR. It is Spoon's first album in four years -- since they released "Transference" in 2010.

The band had been hinting at some release today, posting "Soon R.I.P June 10." And today they've shared a full track from the album titled "Rent I Pay." The band debuted the song during a webcast show last night at New York's Le Poisson Rouge, and subsequently released the studio cut below:


The band also released the cover art for the album, and an "unofficial" video for "Rent I Pay." Spoon has been making music together for over 20 years now, and "They Want My Soul" is their eighth LP. The album is out on August 5.

h/t Pitchfork, NPR

Sarah Gray

Sarah Gray is an assistant editor at Salon, focusing on innovation. Follow @sarahhhgray or email

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