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The New Pornographers Announce 21st Anniversary “Mass Romantic” Reissue and Tour

Mass Romantic Reissue Due Out December 10 via Matador; Band Also Celebrating 16th Anniversary of Twin Cinema on Tour

Jul 13, 2021

The New Pornographers have announced a 21st anniversary edition of their 2000-released album Mass Romantic. They have also announced some tour dates where they perform either Mass Romantic or 2005’s Twin Cinema (turning sweet 16 this year) in their entirety. More

Dec 03, 2012

Releasing his third solo album, Shut Down the Streets, earlier this year, New Pornographers frontman A.C. Newman has premiered a music video for the included single “I’m Not Talking.” More




Reviews

Oct 10, 2012

The New Pornographers’ frontman Carl Newman wrote Shut Down the Streets after his mother’s death and before his son’s birth, and as open and airy as these songs sound, they are also anchored by weighty lyrics about indecision and ambiguity. In other words, the album’s cover, featuring Newman standing in a spacious glade surrounded by fallen trees, is perfect. More