Lukas Nelson drops “Turn Off the News (Build a Garden)”

    A scathing rebuke of the 24-hour news cycle.

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    Lukas Nelson of Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real. Image: Myriam Santos / Concord Music Group

    Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real have released their latest single, “Turn Off the News (Build a Garden),” the title track of their forthcoming album.

    On the lush song, which features Sheryl Crow on backing vocals, the band deliver a fiery rebuke of the non-stop news cycle. “Turn off the news and raise your kids / Give them something to believe in / Teach them how to be good people / Give them hope that they can see,” frontman Lukas Nelson sings.

    Turn Off the News (Build a Garden) is due out June 14. Listen to the band’s new release below: