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Podcast: Handwritten – The Gaslight Anthem’s Personal Touch

Written by Patrick Abboud on July 26, 2012

New Jersey rockers The Gaslight Anthem haven’t really made a wrong turn over the course of their hugely successful career so far. They set their sights high from the outset, wanting to become one of the world’s most influential rock bands. With 3 well-received albums under their belt already and a massive fanbase, installment number 4 Handwritten brings them one step closer to dominating that dream. It’s the first time frontman Brian Fallon lifts the veil lyrically on the band’s own personal experiences. Until now Fallon has written metaphorical songs that reference other people’s stories. This time around the band said they wanted to speak from the heart to share what is ‘real’ to them – and that’s exactly what they’ve delivered – an honest, and emotionally charged LP that is sure to stay with you for years to come. Drummer Benny Horowitz speaks with Music Feeds senior journalist Patrick Abboud just a few days after the albums release…

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