Leah Greenblatt
July 27, 2009 AT 01:05 PM EDT

We like fruit bats (they don’t eat people! Yay!), but we really like the Fruit Bats, the lovely folk-pop outfit behind, as you may recall, one of our favorite rainy-day songs of all time.

Now, the Seattle-via-Chicago fivesome are releasing their fourth album, The Ruminant Band, on Sub Pop this August 4,though you can get a full stream of the album starting today, exclusively on the Music Mix.

So grab a pitcher of lemonade (and perhaps a boozy mixer), and find a sunny patch; these are songs for summertime:

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Monsters of Folk: Hear their first single!

Summer ‘09 playlist: Refresh!

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