Take a breath that's true: Beloved alternative group Mazzy Star is back with a new album, the band's first since "Among My Swan" in 1996.
Called "Seasons Of Your Day," the new Mazzy Star record will be out on Sept. 24. To celebrate the announcement, Mazzy Star released a new song. The soulful track, "California," can be found above. (SPIN compared the song to Led Zeppelin's "Going to California," which sounds just about right.)
Mazzy Star (made up of David Roback and Hope Sandoval) shot to fame in 1994 with the song "Fade Into You." The track peaked at 44 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and hit the top five on the magazine's Modern Rock chart.
Talk of a new Mazzy Star record has circulated since 2009. Sandoval, the lead singer, teased the new material in an interview that year with Rolling Stone, but cautioned that it wasn't a done deal. "It's true we're still together. We're almost finished [with the record]. But I have no idea what that means," she said.
Mazzy Star released new music in 2011, and then went on tour last year. "Seasons Of Your Day," however, marks the group's first official album release in 17 years.
Fade into Mazzy Star's "California" in the window above.