Positive Growth

Band’s new album hopeful, spirited

Posted: February 11, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Photo courtesy Harper Smith Songs like "Two High," inspired by the push for peace behind the Women's March, and "The Way" -- written for a friend of the band who runs marathons but is also fighting cancer -- both exemplify the positive outlook and energy Moon Taxi puts into the world with their latest album, "Let the Record Play." The group returns to George's Majestic Lounge Feb. 14.

Just days after the Jan. 19 release of the band's fifth studio album, Moon Taxi bass player Tommy Putnam was preparing for a trip to Tampa Bay, Fla., where the Nashville alt-rockers would perform at the NHL All Star game with fellow arena-ready rising musicians Fitz and the Tantrums. "Let the Record Play," Moon Taxi's debut with RCA Records, sees the five-piece exploring new ground in their writing, while simultaneously returning to the familiarity of an internal producer.


Moon Taxi

with Kalu & The Electric Joint

WHEN — 9 p.m. Feb. 14

WHERE — George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville

COST — $20-$25

INFO — 527-6611, georgesmajesticlounge.com, ridethemoontaxi.com

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