John Mayer’s been under wraps for quite some time now — probably for the best. Generally when he’s all over the news it’s not for positive things — usually revolves around how he came off as a complete dickhead in his latest interview or something of the like. Either way, he’s one of the better guitar players of our generation — and that’s worth something.

“Shadow Days” is his first single off of his upcoming studio album Born & Raised, due out May 22nd. I’m hearing a little tinge of country in here — kind of throwing me off. Either way, (whether or not I lose fan points over this or not) I generally look forward to his albums, and this is no different.

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