Joanna Newsom announces new album, Divers, and shares track, “Sapokanikan”

The follow-up to Have One On Me is due in October

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Joanna Newsom has announced details of her first album in five years.

Divers will be released by Drag City on October 23.

She has released a video for “Sapokanikan”, which has been directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.


The album has been produced by Steve Albini and Noah Georgeson and features contributions from Nico Muhly, Ryan Francesconi and Dave Longstreth.

Newsom first confirmed she was working on new material in December, 2014.

Speaking to Dazed, she commented: “I’m working on something new – I should hopefully have a little more news soon. I’ve been working hard for a lot of those five years on a new idea.”


The tracklisting for Divers is:

Leaving the City
Goose Eggs
Waltz of the 101st Lightborne
The Things I Say
Same Old Man
You Will Not Take My Heart Alive
A Pin-Light Bent
Time, As a Symptom

The album can be pre-ordered from the Drag City website by clicking here.

It can also be pre-ordered from iTunes by clicking here.

Recently, Newsom appeared in Inherent Vice, the latest film from Anderson.

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