"I don't need much more than faith," Magnetic Zeros frontman Alex Ebert sings on his band's lush new single. And it's a telling lyric: "Better Days" sounds like a warped Southern hymn beamed in from the Summer of Love, blending church bells, woodwinds, "Age of Aquarius"-styled choirs and a deeply psychedelic bass groove. In typical Zeros fashion, "Better Days" is undeniably corny--especially with Ebert's cracked tenor soaring over the sprawl, spreading carpe diem one-liners. "Well, that's some cliche shit, make me wanna cry," Ebert sings early on.

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