With a return to form new album under their belt that was accompanied by widespread praise, The New Pornographers are taking the new music on the road. The band kicked
The New Pornographers again weaves its signature blend of melodic power pop, intricate vocal harmonies, and witty lyricism with infectious hooks.
In contrast, a more straightforward and earnest Newman appears on Shut Down The Streets, his first album in three years, and this new-found openness is a direct result of a tumultuous time period that saw Newman experience the extreme ends of adulthood. Like most middle-aged men, his life changed quickly and forcefully, as his first child was welcomed into the world around the same time that his mother passed away.