Spafford Premiere New Single, "Leave the Light On"

Arizona jam band Spafford are set to release their sophomore album, For Amusement Only, May 4. Today, the much-buzzed-about group teamed up with Guitar World to premiere "Leave the Light On," the album's breezy but expansive lead single.

"Leave the Light On"—which also is playing on SiriusXM's Jam On station—is a bright, buoyant track that demonstrates the group's reggae influences, while also offering a tantalizing hint at the more improvisation-heavy side they demonstrate during their famous live performances. You can give the track a spin below.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.