Singer-poet Todd Snider has shared an unreleased instrumental called “The Legend of Col. Bruce Hamption, Ret.”

According to Snider’s publicist, the track is “an outtake from his upcoming album Cash Cabin Sessions Vol 3” and fans can download it for free via at his official website.

Snider described the song in a poem, writing:

“some day duane trucks will make a comprehensive documentary about the church of zambi
its origins, its mysterious rituals, its cosmic giggle
and its grand imagineer the legendary col. bruce hampton retired
until then we have only this ballad
to help shed some understanding on the long and complicated story
that was the life and death of a comet.”

Click here to listen/download the song and pre-order Cash Cabin Sessions Vol 3.