THE ULTIMATE MUSIC & MERCH STORE!
With 66,566 Punk, Metal, Indie, HXC & Ska items!
Welcome to INTERPUNK!
Returning Customer?
Please log in here
New Customer?
Open an account here
Log out ^Not you?

Thank you for shopping at Interpunk.com!
Items:0
Cost:$0.00
View your cart
Saved Carts
Secure checkout
20TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIALS

10% OFF Small Merch
Special In-Stock Vinyl
Exclusive Limited Vinyl
$5 Girly Shirts Sale
Winter CLEARANCE Sale






  Special Vinyl
  Restocks
  New Releases
  Just Added
  Found Stock
  Mystery Packs
  On Sale
  Bands
  Record Label
  Song Title
  Compilations
  IP Local
  Reviews



  



Click to view a larger image
Sundowner

Neon Fiction

(Lawrence Arms)

Fat Wreck Chords 918

Released on September 3, 2013


$9.50
Buy

$13.50
Buy

Chris McCaughan may be best known to most as the guitarist and singer of Chicago punk rock band, The Lawrence Arms. But over the past seven years, during the band’s relative dormancy, Chris has written, performed and made a name for himself under the moniker, SUNDOWNER, a stripped down and introspective outlet for his studiously constructed lyrics and melodies. SUNDOWNER’s third full-length album, Neon Fiction, clearly and confidently exhibits his evolution as a songwriter with ten new, emotive, and eloquent songs. In contrast to both ‘country western’, and ‘classic, Springsteen fuelled Americana’, SUNDOWNER is more from the Leonard Cohen school of playing to melody and literacy. This time around, SUNDOWNER has a full band sound, experimenting with dynamic arrangements and stylistic departures from previous records. Neon Fiction is a fully formed testament to the arrival of SUNDOWNER as something bigger and more enduring than a side project. To celebrate this evolution, Chris once again combined forces with multi-instrumentalist and fellow Lawrence Arm, Neil Hennessy, to create Sundowner’s lush new sound. They entered Atlas Studios (Alkaline Trio, the Menzingers, Masked Intruder), and kicked out an album fueled by some of Chris’s most mindful and confident lyrics. The tunes themselves can’t be easily summed up, but you might be reminded of The Weakerthans, Jets To Brazil, or maybe even Paul Simon. There’s an authentic, almost classic feeling to this album, calling on the traditions of indie rock and fused with Chris’ metropolitan lyrical style. Nothing forced, just throat, strings, bass, drums and game changing songs. The heartfelt tracks on Neon Fiction will blend seamlessly into a catalog of songs that consistently captivates live audiences and has them singing along word for word.

View other music on the same record label


Song Titles
# Song Name Popularity
1 Cemetery West Voted #3  17%
2 My Beautiful Ruins Voted #1  25%
3 Concrete Shoes  8%
4 We Drift Eternal  8%
5 Grey On Grey  0%
6 Life In The Embers Voted #2  25%
7 Origins  0%
8 Paper Rose City  17%
9 Poet Of Trash  0%
10 Wildfires  0%
Vote for your favorite songs by clicking the green checkmark above

People Who Bought This Item Also Bought

Click for more info
Chixdiggit
Pink Razors CD
Click for more info
V/A
Interpunk Local Compilation 2005 CD
Click for more info
V/A
Protect: A Benefit For The National Association To Protect Children CD
Click for more info
Western Addiction
Cognicide CD
Click for more info
Against Me!
Americans Abroad!! (Live In London) CD
Click for more info
Swingin' Utters
Hatest Grits: B-sides And Bullshit CD
Click for more info
Sundowner
We Chase The Waves CD
Click for more info
Fifteen/For The Win/Hanalei
Can You Spare Some Change? CD
Click for more info
V/A
Fat Music Vol. 7: Harder, Fatter & Louder! (Double) CD
Click for more info
Cobra Skulls
Bringing The War Home CD




Click below for more
"Sundowner"

Everything (9)
Music (8)
CD (3)
7" (2)
LP (3)
Buttons (1)
Pin (1)









© 1997-2019 Interpunk Inc. All rights reserved. Our Privacy Policy Read our disclaimer.