Melodic indie-folk pioneer Sam Beam, aka Iron & Wine, has shared an official video for his latest single “Thomas County Law” today. The track is the second to be shared off his forthcoming record Beast Epic, the first being “Call It Dreaming,” which came out last month.
The video, which you can watch above, is directed by returning director J. Austin Wilson (who directed the video for “Call It Dreaming,” as well) and follows a solemn Beam as a preacher in the midst of organizing and prepping for a funeral service—none of which is surprising, as Iron and Wine have always made music rich with biblical undertones and allusions, which highlights Beam’s church-like tonality.
Beast Epic is due out Aug. 25 via Sub Pop. Watch the video for “Thomas County Law” above and an Iron & Wine performance from the Paste Cloud below.