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The New Pornographers - Together (new album / MP3)

The New Pornographers

Together

(Matador)

Releasing: 4 May

In advance of their new album due in May, the New Pornographers have dropped a few pop chestnuts from Together for your listening pleasure. In the egalitarian spirit for which the indie collective is known, the leaked tracks include "Your Hands (Together)", a head-bobbing multi-vocalist number, and "The Crash Years", one of those Neko Case sing-alongs that make you wish she'd make a whole album of pop songs (it's available for purchase at iTunes). If these two songs are any indication of the album as a whole, it sounds like the New Pornographers have picked up the pace and stepped up their game since 2007's Challengers.

SONG LIST

01 Moves


02 The Crash Years


03 Your Hands (Together)


04 Silver Jenny Dollar


05 Sweet Talk, Sweet Talk


06 My Shepherd


07 If You Can't See My Mirrors


08 Up in the Dark


09 Valkyrie in the Roller Disco


10 A Bite Out of My Bed


11 Daughters of Sorrow


12 We End Up Together

Your Hands (Together)
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