John Elliott by Emily Sevin(photo: Emily Sevin)

It’s been a veritable advent calendar of fresh tracks around here lately — we had K Skelton show off “Leather Jacket” yesterday, and have a premiere lined up for tomorrow. Today we’re bringing you John Elliott‘s”At the End of the Year” to bring your 2017 to a close.

“At the End of the Year” is a sparkling little song for a time of great upheaval. As you can surmise from the title, it’s about the end of the year — but if you’ve seen his installment of our “Music and Mortality” series, you’ll recognize that there’s a little more to it than that. Listen closely.

“At the End of the Year” is the first single from his upcoming album North Star, on track for next year.