Kevin Morby has released a new singles with “Wander” that has this accompanying video. The track is from his forthcoming album, Sundowner, which is out October 16th on Dead Oceans.
Following lead single “Campfire,” “Wander” is a decidedly a more insistent song. Harmonica and scorching guitar complement the intensity of Morby’s voice. The video, directed by Graham Shafer, and shot in the middle of Kansas, shows Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield driving down an empty highway, listening to the song on a tape deck, which is “exactly the kind of environment I’d hope one would get to experience it in.” Morby elaborates on the track: “Wander is anchored by a lyric I’ve had in my head for the past decade. The hook ‘I wonder as I wander why was I born in the wild wonder’ is even featured in the insert of the first Babies LP. The song is meant to steadily gain momentum before coming to an abrupt halt. It is the shortest song I’ve ever written, and is intended to be played on a loop.”