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A.C. Newman in Studio on World Cafe 5/14/09

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A.C. Newman: Power-Pop Visionary

A.C. Newman: Power-Pop Visionary

A.C. Newman in Studio on World Cafe 5/14/09

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Set List

  • "There Are Maybe Ten or Twelve"
  • "Like a Hitman, Like a Dancer"
  • "The Heartbreak Rides"
  • "All of My Days and All of My Days Off"

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Caleb Beyers

As ringleader of the all-star band The New Pornographers, A.C. Newman' has an unleashed an impressive outpouring of songs notable for their consistently high quality. Clearly, his creative wellspring has not run dry.

Five years after his solo debut, Newman's recent Get Guilty continues the Canadian songwriter's power-pop vision, with anthems that are at once hooky and idiosyncratic. In an interview with host David Dye, Newman talks about his obsession with pop music's history, as well as the fear that he might too closely imitate one of his favorite finds. Find out which find by clicking the audio link above.

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Album
Get Guilty
Artist
A.C. Newman
Label
Broken Horse
Released
2009

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