Listen: tUnE-yArDs, "Wait for a Minute"

Tune-Yards Nikki Nack

You already know and (should) love "Water Fountain," the first single from tUnE-yArDs' forthcoming album, Nikki Nack. Now it's time to get acquainted with the LP's second offering, "Wait for a Minute."

It turns out the song is aptly titled. Merrill Garbus, who is usually happy to spin us off into oblivion with cacophonous jungle-freak breakdowns and multi-octave shrieking/chanting, slows things down with Channel Orange-producer Malay and gives us the most straightforward pop song she's ever put out. Fans of whokill's "Powa" will know that Garbus loses none of her fierce magnetism when she slows things down. She's only catching her breath for the next transcendent freak-out.

Nikki Nack is out May 6.