Stream Future Islands' new album, 'On the Water'

(Karl Merton Ferron Baltimore…)
October 03, 2011|By Wesley Case

In eight days, the Baltimore-via-North Carolina post-wave trio Future Islands will release "On the Water," the band's accomplished third album.

NPR is streaming the entire album here, so give it a run-through before you decide if it deserves the accolades it'll likely receive. (Over/under on a Pitchfork score? I'd take the over at 8.0.) There are plenty of highlights, including "Great Fire," a track that features Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner on vocals.

More Future Islands coverage to come.

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