On Feb. 23, 2010, Drag City will release Newsom’s Have One on Me as a three-CD package, as well as a three-LP vinyl set, if that’s your thing. This announcement confirms rumors that have been circulating since Drag City posted a mysterious cartoon hinting at the album’s imminent arrival earlier this month, though the triple-album part comes as a surprise.
If you can get Drag City’s site to load, you’ll be able to stream Have One on Me’s spare, contemplative “‘81.” Triple albums can be divisive, and this one will surely be no exception. Speaking as someone who loves Ys, though, I’d say that album proved that Newsom does exceedingly well with creative gambles. If there’s any artist from whom I’d like to hear three full discs of new material at once, you know my answer, it’s Joanna Newsom’s!
This is really exciting and amazing, specially if you’re a Joanna Newsom fan. I really can’t wait to buy her album!