has shown no signs of slowing since her 2002 debut album, Bramble Rose, vaulted her into the public eye. This summer, the singer/songwriter will release her fourth album, See You On the Moon, via Fantasy Records/Concord Music Group. This album is made up of short stories, ableit told through songs.
“I wanted to make a really direct record,” Merritt said of her newest endeavor in a statement. “I wanted to take everything to a place that was less labored, of more depth. Open space, real strength. There was a certain feeling of inevitability about it. Like I found these songs whole.”
Recorded in her home state of North Carolina by Tucker Martine (who’s worked with other Paste favorites such as Sufjan Stevens, The Decemberists and Spoon), See You On the Moon drops June 1.