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Cage the Elephant Beckon With New Song 'Come a Little Closer’

Rockers release new track from upcoming third LP

August 8, 2013 3:55 PM ET
Matt Shultz of Cage the Elephant performs in Atlanta, Georgia.
Matt Shultz of Cage the Elephant performs in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Cage the Elephant have released a new song, "Come a Little Closer," from their upcoming album Melophobia. The band previously teased the track with a video of the band performing in the Nashville studio where they recorded their new music – the group's first work since their acclaimed second album, Thank You Happy Birthday.

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In "Come a Little Closer," frontman Matt Shultz scales back his usually gritty vocals for a spacey, psychedelic croon. The song originally debuted on Zane Lowe's show on BBC Radio One.

Melophobia is set tentatively for release on October 8th, according to iHeartRadio. Cage the Elephant will also open for Muse on the U.S. leg of their tour in September.

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