It's a new solo track, "Swimming"

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Robin Pecknold has shared a previously unreleased solo track, “Swimming”.

He uploaded the song – which you can hear below – to Soundcloud yesterday [April 19].

According to Pecknold’s post, the song was originally intended for a short film, A Study In Time Travel, directed by his brother, Sean.

“Swimming” features Neal Morgan on percussion and was engineered by Gabe Wax. Aside from Pecknold, Morgan has played with Bill Callahan and Joanna Newsom.

Pecknold has recently been opening for Newsom on tour.

At the March 3 show in Dublin, Pecknold joined Newsom for a version of “On A Good Day“, from Newsom’s album, Have One On Me.

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