After nine years, Dashboard Confessional, which is coming to town on April 9, has a new release: Crooked Shadows. Turns out Chris Carraba was waiting, as a song on the record puts it, for "just what to say." And readers had a few things to say about the former emo poster boy. Says Michael:
Labels and genres are great for those with no personal sense of identity.
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Country music is just Emo music for rednecks, and they have a bunch of old people.
As Carraba told Katie Moulton, "I outwaited the people who were waiting for [the album]. Then I was free to wait. I wouldn’t fake it. My accountant didn’t love the decision to take eight years off, and I had to find ways to manage. It would’ve been easier to rush to the marketplace. But fuck it."
Dashboard Confessional will be at Summit Music Hall on April 9.
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