It's been three years since M. Ward last issued an album bearing just his own name: 2009's Hold Time. He's been busy though in the meantime, doing a couple albums with She & Him, and a record with Monsters of Folk.
That changes this year though: On April 10, Merge issues A Wasteland Companion, Ward's new solo album. The album features collaborations with Zooey Deschanel, Mike Mogis, Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth, Howe Gelb of Giant Sand, and John Parish. Here's the track list: