Release Date: Oct. 15
Label: Universal Republic Records
The Avett Brothers' "Magpie and the Dandelion" follows last year's "The Carpenter" and will mark the third time the band has collaborated with producer Rick Rubin. The album's first single, "Another Is Waiting," debuted on NPR in August. In an open letter to, the band revealed that the forthcoming album was recorded during the same sessions as their last album. "While we were working on 'The Carpenter,' we were so inspired that we wrote another record as well," the band writes. "During those sessions, we just felt it. Working with Rick Rubin again, we tapped into something very special. It's like everybody was in the same zone."