This story has been updated (see below).
No, it’s not a Nirvana cover, but it is quite a surprise from the Turnpike Troubadours, who usually tend to leave their fans salivating for new music between album releases with agonizing impatience. Without pretense or explanation, the Oklahoma natives dropped a new single called “Come As You Are” on Friday, and it has folks all abuzz and for good reason.
The soft, slow, steel guitar-driven tune is classic Troubadours, with Evan Felker’s signature vocals and melodic wisdom, and a sentiment easy to connect with immediately.
Inquiries to the Turnpike Troubadours camp about the nature of the single release were not immediately…