John Mayer declared on Tuesday that he’ll be releasing his eighth studio album, named Sob Rock, on July 16th.
The singer and guitarist released the news on Twitter, alongside the collection’s cover craftsmanship. They has reached out to representatives for Mayer for additional subtleties.
Wail Rock will mark Mayer’s first studio album since 2017’s The Search for Everything. Since 2015, he has been performing as part of the Grateful Dead supergroup Dead & Company, who as of late declared a set of 2021 event dates starting off in August. (The band had initially intended to visit in 2020, however deferred the live dates because of the pandemic.) Dead and Co. will likewise be resuming their yearly Playing in the Sand residency in January 2022, performing for three nights at the Riviera Cancun in Mexico.
As an solo artist, Mayer joined Maren Morris onstage at the current year’s Grammy Awards to play guitar for her song “The Bones.”