TOWN MEETING Discuss ‘Rebirth’ + 3rd LP with BOSTON HERALD

August 16, 2020 by 1888media

In celebration of their well-received, recently released, third album, Make Things Better, Town Meeting vocalist/guitarist Luke Condon chatted with long-time music writer, Jed Gottlieb, for a Sunday feature in the Boston Herald.

Reflecting on their Ayer, Massachusetts roots, they discussed the band’s beginnings, their 2019 “rebirth,” both sonically, and member-wise, and attempted to unravel the mysterious songwriting enigma that is, “the 4th verse.”

“Fast forward two years to June and Town Meeting released its strangest, wildest, most-dynamic LP yet in “Make Things Better.” The band pulled the title from the lyrics of the song called “The Fourth Verse”: A clear-eyed look at the group’s struggles. It’s one of many tracks that represent more collaboration between bandmates and a bolder approach (can anyone still call Town Meeting folk rock when they crescendo like Pearl Jam on half the songs?).”

Read the rest at Boston Herald

The band, which includes the Condon brethren, Luke (vocals, guitar), Russ (vocals, drums), and Brendan (vocals, harmonica, percussion), along with Tim Cackett (mandolin, lead guitar, vocals), and Derek Fimbel (bass, banjo, vocals), will make a special appearance at Summer Tones at Hollis Hills Farms in Fitchburg, MA, on Saturday, August 22.

All ages are welcome to their socially-distant compliant picnic tables / lawn squares. Also appearing are Northern Company and The Dirty Salesmen.

Tickets available via Brown Paper Tickets.

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