Neko Case, k.d. lang, Laura Veirs share joyful new song “Best Kept Secret” — listen

Off their collaborative debut album, case/lang/veirs, due out in June


case/lang/veirs is the new collaborative album from Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs, due out later this spring through ANTI- Records. The 14-track effort, produced alongside Tucker Martine at Veirs and lang’s Portland homes, was reportedly inspired by “a supermoon, the tumbledown story of 70s singer Judee Sill, and the ‘best kept secret’ in Silver Lake.”

That LA delight is the focus of the trio’s latest offering “Best Kept Secret”, which received its premiere via Lena Dunham’s Lenny Letter newsletter today. From its enchanting harmonies to the saccharine chorus, it’s a song that, although mellow in delivery, seems to be bursting with outright glee.

“It was done in one or two takes, and it went down super-fast,” lang stated in Lenny Letter. “We were all dancing. It just had so much joy. Then Neko came up with that ba-da-da ba-da-da ba-da-da ba-da-da. It just kind of unfolded in this really joyful, celebratory way. I wasn’t a huge fan of it in the demo stage. It was kind of straightforward. I was wrong. It tracked really well and it is super-joyful.”

Stream it below.

case/lang/veirs arrives on June 17th. For more, check out lead single (and the very first collaboration for the three folk songwriters) “Atomic Number”.

case/lang/veirs Tracklist:
01. Atomic Number
02. Honey And Smoke
03. Song For Judee
04. Blue Fires
05. Delirium
06. Greens Of June
07. Behind The Armory
08. Best Kept Secret
09. 1,000 Miles Away
10. Supermoon
11. I Want To Be Here
12. Down I-5
13. Why Do We Fight
14. Georgia Stars