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Listen to Animal Collective's new song, 'Golden Gal'

Painting With is out February 19th

Animal Collective's newest album, Painting With, is set to drop this Friday, which means the band still has a little more time to have fun with the rollout. After streaming the album last November in the Baltimore-Washington International Airport, embedding a new track in a fingerpainting app, and releasing a strange animated video, Animal Collective has squeezed in the release of yet another single: "Golden Gal."

Hey Betty White

At the suggestion of the song's title, the track opens with a sample from a first season episode of Golden Girls. Then, Avey Tare's sour candy vocals drop in over synths that sound like walking on a cartoon cloud. It's yet another piece of evidence that suggests Painting With will satiate longtime fans of Animal Collective's bright-eyed, psych-pop leanings.

Painting With arrives on February 19th.