Place whatever qualifiers you wish on the estimation of John Moreland as the overlord of all modern songwriters, like his stuff isn’t very commercial, or that sometimes he strains to find a proper melody. But on paper, his lines are pure poetry, putting words to the fears and anxieties that wash over us on a daily basis.
Devastating songwriter and performer John Moreland recently announced the release of his fifth record called LP5 due out February 7th, 2020, and released a new song as well called “East October.” Along with the new album will come a tour in 2020, with the initial dates just released. He’s gives some new insight into the new album.
For those fans of songwriting that hits so hard you’re apt to fold in two and end up in a fetal position on the floor, John Moreland has been one of your favorite poisons over the last few years. Those who crave Moreland like a drug had to feel their internal clocks ringing that he was about due for another record.