New Ray LaMontagne – “You Are The Best Thing”

It would maybe be unfair to Ray LaMontagne if the last image you had of the man was making vaguely embarrassing pickup lines in Meg White’s general direction (to recap: “Baby you’re the bomb. Oh Jack is great, don’t get me wrong. But this is your song,”), so why not take a listen to Lewiston Maine’s answer to Jack Johnson in a more “Crazy,” horn-y, and “soulful” mode via “You Are The Best Thing.” The songs’s from Gossip In The Grain. That title has nothing to do with Beth Ditto.

He’s clearly singing about Meg again. As he was in “Let It Be Me.”

Gossip In The Grain is out 10/14 via RCA.