By Jami Ganz
March 16, 2017 at 03:45 PM EDT


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In case you haven’t gotten your fill of nostalgia this week, Blink-182’s got you covered: The trio released a new single Thursday and announced they’ll soon be dropping an expanded edition of last year’s California.

The track, titled “Parking Lot,” hearkens back to bands like the Violent Femmes and the heart of ’90s angst, the Smiths. The cut also features echoes of fellow ’90s/’00s bands like Smash Mouth and Simple Plan — and a clear tribute to Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi” with lyrics like “F— this place / Let’s put up a parking lot.”

The Grammy-nominated California is Blink’s seventh studio album and first without founding member Tom DeLonge, who left the band in 2015 to focus on individual projects, including the band Angels & Airwaves and his ongoing UFO research. Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba replaced DeLonge as Blink’s guitarist.

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The expanded edition of California — which will feature 11 new songs, as well as a new acoustic rendition of “Bored To Death” — is currently available for pre-order and will be released May 19.

Hear “Parking Lot” above.


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