Album
Shut Down the Streets
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Artist
A.C. Newman

Shut Down the Streets by A.C. Newman

A.C. Newman - Shut Down the Streets
CRITIC SCORE
74
Based on 9 reviews
2012 Ranking: #280 / 708
USER SCORE
68
Based on
5 ratings


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CRITIC REVIEWS

88
PASTE

By opening up, by giving a glimpse into the heart behind those heart-stopping melodies, Newman’s written his best songs in nearly a decade.

76
BEATS PER MINUTE

He has nimbly moved on to a deeper, more profound set of topics without losing his identity, and Shut Down the Streets successfully infuses what could fly as an intimate acoustic set with contagious pop hooks.

75
A.V. CLUB

It’s the rare adult album that isn’t a self-indulgent bore.

70
UNDER THE RADAR

As is the case with all of Newman’s work, there are plenty of surprises here, many of which reflect the surprises of the death and birth of loved ones. 

68
PITCHFORK

A would-be song cycle, Streets finds Newman opening up like never before, but it's ultimately stymied by a lack of nerve.

60
CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND

As the record wears on, no matter how many times you listen to it straight through, you wait for a moment that never seems to come…

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#281
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DETAILS

RELEASED: October 9, 2012
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Matador
GENRE: Indie Pop
WEBSITE: www.acnewman.net
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TRACK LIST
  1. I'm Not Talking 
  2. Do Your Own Time 
  3. You Could Get Lost Out Here 
  4. Encyclopedia of Classic Takedowns 
  5. There's Money In New Wave 
  6. Strings 
  7. Hostages 
  8. Wasted English 
  9. The Troubadour 
  10. They Should Have Shut Down the Streets
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Added on: September 28, 2012