Grammy Award winning artist Van Hunt announces his fifth studio album The Fun Rises, The Fun Sets today, which will be released on May 5 via Thirty Tigers and Hunt's own label godless-hotspot. Today, he drops the first single, "Vega (stripes on)," a thrilling, lustful track that's sure to get fans amped for his forthcoming album.
"The drive to create something new and different is what keeps me excited and engaged as an artist," Van Hunt said in a statement. "It’s the thrill of appearing with The Afghan Whigs at Coachella and then performing at a gospel quartet music special all in the same week. The excitement is in constantly evolving as an artist." He says he took inspiration from components found in music from St. Vincent, James Blake, Dev Hynes, and fka Twigs for The Fun Rises, The Fun Sets. You can grab the single on iTunes right now and pre-order his album, too.
UPDATE 3/30/15: Van Hunt drops some pretty cool visuals for the first single off of his upcoming studio album, The Fun Rises, The Fun Sets. Watch it below: