"Lately, I've been assaulted by news, both distant and near, that suggests a certain sense of frustration. But Clap Your Hands Say Yeah--the entire concept of the band, the name itself--is about balancing optimism in the face of overwhelming odds." That's what Clap Your Hands Say Yeah's Alec Ounsworth had to say about their new album, Only Run, which you can listen to below thanks to NPR. The album is released on June 2nd via Xtra Mile Recordings.

Here's the video for 'As Always' in case you missed it a few weeks back: