Built To Spill will release their first album in five years next Tuesday, but the Boise-based band has offered up a preliminary stream just over a week before its due date. To make Untethered Moon, the band put together a semi-new lineup after losing drummer Scott Plouf and bassist Brett Nelson. On this record, Doug Martsch enlisted Steve Gere and Jason Albertini, both of whom were once Built To Spill roadies. is the band’s eighth full-length. Chris ranked Built To Spill’s albums from worst to best back in 2013. Read that here while you stream Untethered Moon over at NPR and decide where it should fit into the countdown.
Untethered Moon is out 4/21 via Warner Bros.