Twin Cinema

Twin Cinema

Artist: The New Pornographers

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Format: CD
Label: MATADOR RECORDS
Catalog: 10621
Genre: Rock/Pop
Rel. Date: 08/23/2005
UPC: 744861062127

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The New Pornographers are a Vancouver group made up of A.C. Newman and a group of ridiculously talented people he feels are uniquely equipped to realize his musical ambitions.Twin Cinemais double impressive, offering both baby-blanket familiarity and jarring growth.

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''Twin Cinema'' is the third album by Canadian indie rock group The New Pornographers. It was released on August 23, 2005. The album was shortlisted for the 2006 Polaris Music Prize. - Wikipedia

How ironic is it that the female voice of a band called the New Pornographers won Playboy's "Sexiest Babe of Indie Rock" poll in 2003? Answer: kinda-sorta. (She declined to pose, for what it's worth.) But thankfully, we've all more or less swept that strange chapter of hipster history under the rug and are now free to (ahem...) get off on the tunes. This time around there are two additional lady leads, Kathryn Calder and Nora O'Connor (clearly contenders for the inevitable "Sexiest Potential Three-Way in Indie Rock" piece), and the Vancouver collective's saccharine singalongs are far less joyous. Eccentric leader A.C. Newman's classicist tastes contribute to a somewhat more foreboding atmosphere-dude's a renaissance man of the highest order. We'll probably see his Playgirl spread any month now. Yep, annnnnyyyyy month...