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Watch: Ted Leo - “Can’t Go Back” Video

The Hanged Man Due Out This Friday

Sep 06, 2017

Ted Leo is self-releasing a new albumThe Hanged Man, this Friday (September 8). Previously he shared the album's first two singles, "You're Like Me" and "Can't Go Back." Now "Can't Go Back" has a video.  More

Nine Best Songs of the Week: Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, The National, Baxter Dury, and More

Plus Alex Lahey, Jessie Ware, Mathew Dear + Tegan and Sara, Ted Leo, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 01, 2017

What a packed week for great new tracks. We could have easily done a Top 15. Some artists that almost made the cut include A. Savage, Bully, John Maus, Father John Misty (remixed by The Haxan Cloak), Tricky, Wolf Parade, and Zola Jesus.  More

Listen: Ted Leo - “Can’t Go Back”

The Hanged Man Due Out September 8

Sep 01, 2017

Ted Leo is self-releasing a new albumThe Hanged Man, on September 8. Previously he shared the album's first single, "You're Like Me." Now here's another one, the delightful "Can't Go Back," which is aided by piano and backing vocals. More

Six Best Songs of the Week: Wolf Alice, Ted Leo, Cut Copy, Cults, and More

Plus Japanese Breakfast and Loney dear, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 07, 2017

Most of the American music industry took Monday and Tuesday off for the long July 4th weekend, leaving only three days to produce worthy new songs this week. But that was good enough for some strong new offerings, including one song actually called "Offering." More

Jul 06, 2017

Ted Leo has announced a new album, The Hanged Man, and shared its first single, "You're Like Me." Leo hasn't released a solo full-length album or one with The Pharmacists in seven years, since 2010's The Brutalist Bricks, but earlier this year he announced a Kickstarter campaign for a new one and shared a five-minute sampler of songs. More

Feb 22, 2017

Ted Leo hasn't released a solo full-length album or one with The Pharmacists in seven years, since 2010's The Brutalist Bricksbut now he has announced a Kickstarter campaign for a new one and shared a five-minute sampler of songs.  More

Oct 25, 2016

Never one to shy away from protest music and political statements, punk rocker Ted Leo has shared a new politically-charged song "In the Mean Times." It is part of Kickstarter's "Election Issues" series and is accompanied by an essay about the song and against Donald Trump. Listen below. More

Paul Rudd, Bill Hader Star in Latest Video From New Pornographers

Ted Leo, Donald Glover Also Make Appearances

Feb 07, 2011

The New Pornographers recruit a star-studded cast for their quirky "Moves" video. We have the video. More

Ted Leo Heads Out on Tour

Dates Begin Tomorrow in Brooklyn

Jul 16, 2010

Ted Leo and his band the Pharmacists are heading out on tour. We have the full list of dates.  More

Watch Ted Leo and the Pharmacists Cover Tears for Fears

Do "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" for A.V. Club's Undercover Series

Mar 16, 2010

The A.V. Club debuted a new web series today entitled Undercover. It will showcase 25 indie acts tackling 25 classic tunes every Tuesday. More

Ted Leo Signs to Matador

New Album In Early 2010

Sep 23, 2009

When Lookout! Records went bankrupt, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists made the move to Touch and Go / Quarterstick. Then, earlier this year, Touch and Go shuttered their doors. Now, the indie kingpin has found himself a new stomping ground: Matador Records. More