American band Shearwater have released a new album called The Great Awakening which is out now via the band’s own Polyborus label in partnership with Secretly Distribution. According to the press release, The Great Awakening, produced by the band and Dan Duszynski (Loma), shows us where its wandering frontman has been. While the thundering songs of the band’s 2016 LP Jet Plane and Oxbow (Sub Pop) were filled with fears for what the United States was becoming under the previous presidential administration, Meiburg resolved to find a new approach for The Great Awakening. “I felt hopeless,” he admits. “And I didn’t want to make hopeless music.”
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