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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 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 8, 2007.

On May 8, 2007, “Heads Up” label released “Prog”, the fifth Bad Plus studio album. It was recorded in September 2006, at “Pachyderm Studio” in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, and was produced by Tony Plat, Orrin Evans, Reid Anderson and Dave King.

Personnel:

  • Orrin Evans – piano
  • Reid Anderson – bass
  • Dave King – drums
  1. Everybody Wants to Rule the World – Chris Hughes, Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley
  2. Physical Cities – Reid Anderson
  3. Life on Mars? – David Bowie
  4. Mint – Ethan Iverson
  5. Giant – Reid Anderson
  6. Thriftstore Jewelry – David King
  7. Tom Sawyer – Pye Dubois, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart
  8. This Guy’s in Love with You – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  9. The World is the Same – Reid Anderson
  10. 1980 World Champion – Dave King

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