Counting Crowshave finished recording a new album. They plan to mix the record in April and it's slated for release in August or September. This will be the group's first full-length comprised of original material since 2008's Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings.
Welcome to My Back Pages, a collaborative staff feature that will survey a landscape of renowned classics and unheralded gems alike, most of which no one around here ever writes a word about. The rules are simple and loose: we won’t cover anything from this millennium and we will avoid all or most AP.net favorites—though we might make an exception if something is nearing a milestone anniversary. Beyond that though, anything is fair game. So if you have an album, artist, or genre you would like to see discussed in this feature, feel free to throw us a few recs.
Today, we're resurrecting the feature after a five month hiatus. Chris disappeared off to the deserts and...
Counting Crows released Underwater Sunshine (Or What We Did On Our Summer Vacation) in June - which you can stream in the replies - and they want you to download four new songs from the album, complete with liner notes and artwork, for free on BitTorrent. In addition, BitTorrent and Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz will host a Q&A session with fans on Twitter at 4 p.m. EST today. Participate by following the hashtag #crowchat and sending tweets to @CountingCrows and @BitTorrent.
Well, this is all kinds of awesome: Adam Duritz of Counting Crows gave a shout out to AP.net in the liner notes of their brand new album Underwater Sunshine (or what we did on our summer vacation), which is now available. Thank you Adam!
Counting Crows have updated their myspace with two new songs off of their upcoming Saturday Nights and Sunday Mornings, "1492" and "When I Dream of Michelangelo". The cover art can be seen in the replies.
At tonights show in Altoona, PA, Counting Crows announced that their new double disc album would be in stores November 6th and is called Saturday Nights and Sunday Mornings. They said the first disc is Saturday Nights and is about sin, dilution, and break down and that Sunday Mornings is about having to live with what you've done. Half the set was new songs and they all sounded fantastic. Adam also said, "Touring isn't about New York City or Chicago. People often forget the little parts of America like Altoona, but we haven't forgotten. It's been a great 14 years and here is to another 14, another 20--we aren't going anywhere." He also apologized that it took five years for the new...