Subsequent month, the New Pornographers, the beloved and long-running Canadian power-pop military, will unleash their new album Proceed As A Visitor upon us. All your mates are right here! A.C. Newman! Neko Case! Kathryn Calder! The opposite ones! Dan Bejar isn’t on board for this album, however he co-wrote lead single “Actually Actually Mild” with Newman. At this time, we get one other jam from the LP.
The brand new single “Angelcover” is a chic chug with a little bit of ’80s new wave in its refrain. By now, you realize what time it’s. You realize what this band does. They make catchy, subtle alternate-universe hits, and “Angelcover” is one in all them. Right here’s what A.C. Newman says about this one in a press launch:
I pictured this one as a bizarre little George Saunders-esque sketch, a snapshot. I discovered myself much more involved with efficiency and/or supply, altering melody and phrasing to get a greater efficiency, much less involved, much less treasured in regards to the unique melody or lyric that I wrote. With that in thoughts, I had the thought of angels visiting me within the evening with the message that “melody ain’t obtained nothing on supply.” Type of a fever dream, the place emotions tackle their very own persona and form.
Test it out under.
Proceed As A Visitor is out 3/31 on Merge.