A studio performance of songs from the indie outfit's most focused and aggressive album in years, What a Time to Be Alive.
After the 2016 election, how did you feel? What did you want to do? Mac McCaughan asked himself these questions, and pounded out the lyrics to 11 new Superchunk songs in a matter of months. The result? The band's most focused and aggressive albums in years, entitled What a Time to Be Alive. Of course, "what a time to be alive" is said with tongue firmly planted in cheek, but while the songs have biting humor, this is a straightforward and in-your-face record.