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Listen to the Beautiful First Single Off Beck’s New Album

NEWPORT, RI - JULY 28: Beck performs during the 2013 Newport Folk Festival at Fort Adams State Park on July 28, 2013 in Newport, Rhode Island.  (Photo by Douglas Mason/Getty Images) Beck, sad musician.

When we made our list of five albums, movies, books, and TV shows we were most excited for this winter, Beck's first studio album since 2008 most definitely made it on. Entitled Morning Phase, it's being called a "companion piece of sorts" to Beck's 2002 melancholy, chill classic Sea Change. And now we have the first single, "Blue Moon," and it does not disappoint. Though undeniably mellow, the song is instrumentally a bit brighter than you'd expect from the aforementioned comparison. Still, if you were worried about it being optimistic, don't be – the song starts with the lyric "I'm so tired of being low."

Photo: Douglas Mason/Getty