Deer Tick offers up the first mp3 from their upcoming June release on Partisan, The Black Dirt Sessions. This song conjures the experience of walking alone down an ungroomed dirt road under midwestern beating sun and clear skies – just you and some mosquitoes – while wearing a hundred pound backpack and tattered shoes, only to suddenly look up and recognize whimsically adorned circus animals and frilly girls in high heels holding icy-sweet parfaits intermittently lining the road along the journey. Yep, life’s an arduous journey, sometimes gravely-rough and sometimes lightly comical, but there’s always the salve of a redeeming light to turn to. Listen and feel for yourself:
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