the brothers avett announced a new, rick rubin-produced album, the carpenter for release on september 11th a bit back. now they’re unveiling the artwork (above) and the tracklist (below) for that, their sixth lp. add to that the dates for a three-month tour and the avetts are the kinda “can’t stop, won’t stop” go-getters we all start foot stompin’ to. check those out after the jump.
it really has been a minute since the avett brothers’ i and love and you. 4 years actually. but the avetts are back with a new rick rubin-produced album the carpenter coming out september 11th. stream a new song, the banjo-plucky “live and die,” and check out the band’s upcoming tour dates after the jump.
the avett brothers – live and die
the avett brothers are nearly “three quarters” of the way done with their follow up to their 2009 breakthrough i and love and you with rick rubin once again helming the album’s production. in the meantime, seth avett has been honoring the late elliott smith at recent concerts, notably with this duet featuring jessica lea mayfield of “twilight,” from smith’s final album, from a basement on the hill. check out the song above.