The New Pornographers Celebrate ‘Electric Version’

Matador Records is celebrating the 20th anniversary of The New Pornographers’ album Electric Version, with a limited-edition release
The New Pornographers photo by Erica Henderson

Matador Records is celebrating the 20th anniversary of The New Pornographers’ album Electric Version, with a limited-edition opaque blue vinyl reissue out September 22. Today, the band’s era-appropriate rarity “Turn” – originally a Japan-only bonus track –will make its debut on streaming services. New remasters of the “All For Swinging You Around” and “The Laws Have Changed” music videos will also be made available on YouTube.

The reissue serves as the latest entry in Matador Records’ Revisionist History series, our ongoing campaign to jog the record-buying (and streaming!) public’s memory about our many catalog items now poised to celebrate a significant anniversary.

Over the course of the year, Matador will mark these anniversaries with new reissues and re-pressings. Each release will be accompanied by rare live footage, unreleased music, photos, and videos.

The New Pornographers have dates planned throughout the spring and fall, touring songs from their just-released ninth album, Continue as a Guest, now available via Merge Records.

The New Pornographers
Electric Version
Track List
Matador Records

The Electric Version
From Blown Speakers
The Laws Have Changed
The End of Medicine
Loose Translation
Chump Change
All For Swinging You Around
The New Face of Zero and One
Testament to Youth in Verse
It’s Only Divine Right
Ballad of a Comeback Kid
July Jones
Miss Teen Wordpower

The New Pornographers 2023 Tour Dates

May 4—Milwaukee, WI—Turner Hall*
May 5—Chicago, IL—Thalia Hall SOLD OUT *
May 6—Chicago, IL— Thalia Hall SOLD OUT *
May 8—Cincinnati, OH—Memorial Hall*
May 9—Columbus, OH—Newport Music Hall*
May 11—Detroit, MI—El Club SOLD OUT *
May 12—Toronto, ON—Danforth*
May 13—Burlington, VT—Higher Ground Ballroom*
May 14—Norwalk, CT— Wall Street Theater*
May 15—Boston, MA—Royale*
May 17—New York, NY—Brooklyn Steel*
May 18—Philadelphia, PA—Union Transfer*
May 19—Washington, DC—9:30 Club SOLD OUT*
May 20—Washington, DC—9:30 Club SOLD OUT*
May 21—Saxapahaw, NC—Haw River Ballroom SOLD OUT*
November 7—San Diego, CA—Music Box†
November 8—Los Angeles, CA—The Fonda Theatre†
November 10—San Francisco, CA—Bimbo’s 365 Club†
November 11—Sacramento, CA—Ace of Spades†
November 12—Eugene, OR—McDonald Theatre†
November 14—Vancouver, BC—The Commodore†
November 15—Portland, OR—Revolution Hall†
November 16—Seattle, WA—The Showbox†
November 17—Boise, ID—Knitting Factory†
November 18—Salt Lake City, UT—The Commonwealth†

*w/ Wild Pink
†with Finom

Pre-order Electric Version by The New Pornographers HERE


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