Oberst/James/Ward Album, Monsters of Folk, Due out on September 22

    The long-rumored Jim James (of My Morning Jacket), Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) and M. Ward (of M. Ward) mega-group Monsters of Folk are set to release their long-rumored debut album this September via Shangri-La. The album, titled Monsters of Folk, was recorded with Mike Mogis, who is known primarily for being in Bright Eyes, and now for being the fourth dude in Monsters of Folk, in Nebraska and California over the course of two years.

     

    All four band members take turns on every instrument, so if you’ve been waiting for M. Ward to show off his skillz on the skinz, here’s your chance. The album features a whopping 15 tracks. Here’s the track list:

     

    01 Dear God (sincerely M.O.F.)
    02 Say Please
    03 Whole Lotta Losin’
    04 Temazcal
    05 The Right Place
    06 Baby Boomer
    07 Man Named Truth
    08 Goodway
    09 Ahead of the Curve
    10 Slow Down Jo
    11 Losin Yo Head
    12 Magic Marker
    13 Map of the World
    14 The Sandman, the Brakeman and Me
    15 His Master’s Voice

     

    Monsters of Folk is due out on September 22. [via Pitchfork]