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Shut Down The Streets Out Now

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Shut Down The Streets is finally here! AC Newman’s third full length record is now available in the US on CD, vinyl and digitally on iTunes.

Buy it from iTunes HERE (and receive a bonus track “Jacksboro”)
Amazon HERE
Matador HERE
Stream it on Rdio HERE

The album is out now in Canada via Last Gang Records and October 15 in the UK/EU on Fire Records.

As told to the the Huffington Post, AC Newman said of Shut Down The Streets:

Here is my album, Shut Down The Streets. Maybe you know me from The New Pornographers, and you may recognize Neko Case’s voice in these songs, you may even think “This one sounds so much like a New Pornographers song” and you may ask yourself “Who the hell are the New Pornographers?” All that aside, this album is all about birth, death, happiness and sadness, chronicling a time in my life where all those things had to learn to coexist side by side. There was that and a sudden obsession with the song “Baker Street” by Gerry Rafferty. That led to an obsession with the psychedelic sounds of the late 70s singer songwriter. So my most personal songs ever somehow made the most sense when I played them in a mutated version of an outdated style from my childhood. That’s just how things go.