Listen: New Mumford And Sons Song ‘I Will Wait’

Mumford and Sons

I tell you what, if you’ve been caning the Mumford and Sons album “Sigh No More,” and have sort of worn out all of its surprises, but don’t want the band to come back with startlingly fresh new material which takes them away from their emo hoedown roots, we have some good news for you.

The band have unveiled “I Will Wait,” the first song to be taken from their second album “Babel,” which is due out on September 24. It’s exactly what you would expect:

Whether you choose to read that comment as a damning slur or glowing praise depends entirely on your view of the band, of course.

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2. He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage. Fraser invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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