THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS
In the Morse Code of Brake Lights
In the Morse Code of Brake Lights is road music for an uncertain future. This eighth album from the iconic power-pop collective the New Pornographers dives headlong into a horizon we can’t quite see: all the shaky energy of America in 2019 bundled into a set of songs that feels warm and lush, bold and escapist. It’s also, to be clear, just a damn fine record. Tracks like “Colossus of Rhodes” channel the starry, harmonic atmosphere we know and love, while “Need Some Giants” vibes on a fresh, orchestral sing-along. Just dial in, bliss out, and absorb whatever beauty swirls past the car window. (5/5)
By Mollie Wells
In The Morse Code of Brake Lights was released xx. This article originally appeared in the Winter 2020 print issue of BUST Magazine. Subscribe today!
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