Aug 22 2012

New AC Newman – “I’m Not Talking”

Sorry about the short absence. Life has been chaotic as of late, with no end in sight, as I start my second year of grad school Monday. Rest assured I will make it a priority, however, to post here everyday. Cuz you know….I love y’all.

New Pornographer AC Newman continues his excellent solo trek with a new track, “I’m Not Talking” via his Facebook page. The track comes from the new album Shut Down the Streets, hitting those very streets October 9th. It’s his third solo album, and it’s going to be so very very awesome.

Dec 11 2010

My Top 300 Songs of the 2000s – 90-81

Today I continue my ongoing feature showcasing my personal picks for the best songs of the past decade, posting ten songs at a time.

90. AC Newman – Drink to Me Babe Then

The head writer for the New Pornographers had an impressive first solo outing – The Slow Wonder combines the melodic superiority with a mellow, easygoing feel.  “Drink to Me Babe Then,” introduced to me by my dear friend Kim way back when we were still on college radio, is a gem and the highlight from the album.  Adding an acoustic sway to the sweet pop Newman is known for, the song easily peaks with a sweet whistling interlude.

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