Fans of My Chemical Romance have been waiting years to hear what former frontman Gerard Way would do on his own, so what's one more week? Apparently too much: Although the official release date isn't until Sept. 30, you can listen to Way's solo debut, 'Hesitant Alien,' in its entirety below.

A noticeable departure from his darker material with MCR, 'Hesitant Alien' is packed with '80s nostalgia and pop sensibilities. “I looked to the Britpop poets like Jarvis Cocker and Damon Albarn, drawing upon everyday life,” Way said in a statement. “I also experimented with the abstract, and looked at Frank Black’s work both with the Pixies, and as a solo artist. There was no concept and no call-to-arms.”

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