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On April 7, 2017.

On April 7, 2017, “Concord” label released “Whiteout Conditions” the seventh New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded in 2016 and was produced by A. C. Newman and John Collins.

Personnel:

  • A. C. Newman (Carl Newman) – vocals, guitar
  • Todd Fancey – lead guitar
  • Kathryn Calder – vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Blaine Thurier – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Neko Case – vocals
  • John Collins – bass
  • Joe Seiders – vocals, drums

Track listing:

All tracks by A. C. Newman.

  1. Play Money
  2. Whiteout Conditions
  3. High Ticket Attractions
  4. This is the World of the Theater
  5. Darling Shade
  6. Second Sleep
  7. Colosseum
  8. We’ve Been Here Before
  9. Juke
  10. Clockwise
  11. Avalanche Alley

On November 21, 2000.

On November 21, 2000, “Mint” label released “Mass Romantic”, the debut New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 2000, and was produced by John Collins and David Carswell.

Personnel:

  • Dan Bejar – vocals, multi-instruments, Korg synthesizer, pipe organ, Wurlitzer
  • Neko Case – vocals
  • John Collins – bass, engineer
  • Kurt Dahle – drums, vocals
  • Carl Newman – vocals, Korg synthesizer, pipe organ, Wurlitzer
  • Fisher Rose – drums
  • Blaine Thurier – keyboards
  • Davidian Chorley – saxophone
  • Bill Anderson – photography
  • Shannon Oksanen – photography

Track listing:

All truck by A.C. Newman, except where noted.

  1. Mass Romantic – Neko Case, A. C. Newman
  2. The Fake Headlines
  3. The Slow Descent into Alcoholism
  4. Mystery Hours
  5. Jackie – Dan Bejar
  6. Letter from an Occupant – Neko Case
  7. To Wild Homes – Dan Bejar, Case, Newman
  8. The Body Says No
  9. Execution Day – Dan Bejar
  10. Centre for Holy Wars
  11. The Mary Martin Show
  12. Breakin’ the Law – Dan Bejar

On August 21, 2017.

On August 21, 2017, “Last Gang Records” label released “Challengers”, the fourth New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007, at “The Seaside Lounge” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Phil Palazzolo, John Collins, and A. C. Newman.

Personnel:

  • C.Newman– vocals, guitar, piano, Wurlitzer, Casio, mandolin, percussion, bass melodion, bass
  • Blaine Thurier– Fender Rhodes, sampler
  • Dan Bejar– vocals, shakers, guitar, piano
  • John Collins– bass, baritone guitar, glockenspiel, mandolin, guitars, Casio, tambourine
  • Kathryn Calder– vocals, piano, Wurlitzer
  • Kurt Dahle– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • Todd Fancey– guitars, banjo, mandolin
  • Alan Hampton – double bass
  • Benjamin D. Calb – cello
  • Brendan Ryan – accordion, French horn, trumpet
  • Eileen Gannon – harp
  • Leslie Kubicka – flute, piccolo
  • Marla Hansen – viola
  • Olivier Manchon – violin
  • Tara Szczygielski – violin
  • Phil Palazzolo – guitar
  • Howard Redekopp- mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by A. C. Newman, except where noted.

  1. My Rights Versus Yours
  2. All the Old Showstoppers
  3. Challengers
  4. Myriad Harbour – Dan Bejar
  5. All the Things That Go to Make Heaven and Earth
  6. Failsafe
  7. Unguided
  8. Entering White Cecilia – Dan Bejar
  9. Go Places
  10. Mutiny, I Promise You
  11. Adventures in Solitude
  12. The Spirit of Giving – Dan Bejar

 

 

On May 6, 2003.

On May 6, 2003, “Mint” and “Matador” labels released “Electric Version”, the second The New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded November 2001 – October 2002, and was produced by Neko Case, John Collins, Todd Fancey, Carl Newman, Blaine Thurier, Dan Bejar and Kurt Dahle.

Personnel:

  • Carl Newman– vocals, guitar, keyboards, melodeon
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • John Collins– bass, baritone guitar, keyboards
  • Blaine Thurier– keyboards
  • Kurt Dahle– drums, percussion, vocals, double bass
  • Todd Fancey– guitar, keyboards
  • Dan Bejar – vocals
  • Nora O’Connor– additional vocals
  • Tim Sars – saxophone
  • Monica Cattaway – violin
  • Nyla Rainey – cello
  • Howard Redekopp- engineering, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Carl Newman, except where noted.

  1. The Electric Version
  2. From Blown Speakers
  3. The Laws Have Changed
  4. The End of Medicine
  5. Loose Translation
  6. Chump Change – Dan Bejar
  7. All for Swinging You Around
  8. The New Face of Zero and One
  9. Testament to Youth in Verse – Dan Bejar
  10. It’s Only Divine Right
  11. Ballad of a Comeback Kid – Dan Bejar
  12. July Jones
  13. Miss Teen Wordpower

 

On May 4, 2010.

On May 4, 2010, “Last Gang” label released “Together”, the fifth New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Phil Palazzolo. Dan Bejar, Kathryn Calder, Neko Case, John Collins, Kurt Dahle, Tod Fancey and A.C.Newman.

Personnel:

  • Dan Bejar- vocals, acoustic and electric guitar,  piano, organ, vibraphone, percussion
  • Kathryn Calder- vocals, keyboards, piano
  • Neko Case- vocals
  • John Collins- bass, acoustic guitar, keyboards,  kaossilator, Hagstrom 12 string
  • Kurt Dahle- drums, percussion
  • Todd Fancey- guitar, banjo
  • A. C. Newman- vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass, banjo
  • Blaine Thurier– keyboards
  • Annie Clark- guitar solo
  • Zach Condon- trumpet
  • The Dap-Kings Horns
  • Cochemea Gastelum – baritone saxophone
  • Neal Sugarman – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Dave Guy – trumpet
  • Tara Szczygielski – violin
  • Ben Kalb – cello
  • Will Sheff– backing vocal

Track listing:

All tracks by Carl Newman, except where noted.

  1. Moves
  2. Crash Years
  3. Your Hands (Together)
  4. Silver Jenny Dollar – Dan Bejar
  5. Sweet Talk, Sweet Talk
  6. My Shepherd
  7. If You Can’t See My Mirrors – Dan Bejar
  8. Up in the Dark
  9. Valkyrie in the Roller Disco
  10. A Bite Out of My Bed
  11. Daughters of Sorrow – Dan Bejar
  12. We End Up Together

On August 23, 2005.

On August 23, 2005, “Mint” label released “Twin Cinema”, the third New Pornographers album. It was recorded November 2004 – April 2005, and was produced by John Collins, David Carswell, A.C. Newman and Kurt Dahle.

Personnel:

  • A.C. Newman– vocals, guitar, ebow, synthesizer, harmonica, pump organ, xylophone
  • John Collins– bass, guitar, synthesizer, ebow, vocals
  • Kurt Dahle– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Dan Bejar– vocals, guitar, synthesizer, melodeon
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • Blaine Thurier– synthesizer
  • Todd Fancey– guitar
  • Kathryn Calder– vocals, piano
  • Nora O’Connor– vocals
  • David Carswell– slide guitar, vocals
  • Shaun Brodie– trumpet
  • Todd Macdonald– mandolin
  • Tyr Jami– cello
  • Amy Tuyn– art work
  • Sarah Pedersen– photography
  • Howard Redekopp– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Twin Cinema – A.C. Newman
  2. The Bones of an Idol – A.C. Newman
  3. Use It – A.C. Newman
  4. The Bleeding Heart Show – A.C. Newman
  5. Jackie, Dressed in Cobras – Dan Bejar
  6. The Jessica Numbers – A.C. Newman, John Collins
  7. These Are the Fables – A.C. Newman
  8. Sing Me Spanish Techno – A.C. Newman
  9. Falling Through Your Clothes -A.C. Newman
  10. Broken Breads – Dan Bejar
  11. Three or Four – A.C. Newman
  12. Star Bodies – A.C. Newman
  13. Streets of Fire – Dan Bejar
  14. Stacked Crooked – A.C. Newman