PowerPop Vet Paul Collins Sets New Album Release, Offers Free Song Download

Paul Collins has set an August 24th release for his new studio album, King Of Power Pop. And if offering a free download to prepare you for it.

Why the title? According to the announcement it is because he is one of the originators of the high-energy sound known as Power Pop. You can download the song "Do You Wanna Love Me" right here

Paul got his start in the late seventies as the drummer for the legendary Nerves, (with Peter Case and Jack Lee), later forming The Breakaways with Peter Case, and finally starting The Beat (aka Paul Collins Beat) in 1979.

07.16 Oxford, Ms / Proud Larrys (W/ The Neckbones)
07.17 Memphis, Tn / Hi Tone (W/ Peter Case Band / The Neckbones)
07.22 Tuscaloosa, Al / Egan's (W/ Thee Hypnotic Chickens)
07.23 Jackson, Ms / Ole Tavern (W/ Thee Hypnotic Chickens / Los Buddies)
07.24 New Orleans, La / One Eyes Jacks (W/ King Louie's Missing Monuments / Mr. Quintron & Miss Pussycat)
07.25 Mobile, Al / Music Box (W/ King Louie's Missing Monuments / Hibatchi Stranglers)
08.10 Hamilton, Ont (W/ Mother's Children / The Walnut Kids)
08.11 London, Ont (W/ Mother's Children / The Walnut Kids / The 905's)
08.12 Toronto, Ont (W/ Mother's Children / The Walnut Kids / Sonic Avenues)
08.13 Ottawa, Ont (W/ Mother's Children / The Walnut Kids / Sonic Avenues)
08.14 Montreal, Qc (W/ Mother's Children / The Walnut Kids / Sonic Avenues)
08.18 Bridgeport, Ct / Two Boots Pizza (W/ Mother's Children / The Walnut Kids)
08.19 Brooklyn, Ny / Union Hall (W/ Mother's Children / Anabolics)
08.20 Washington Dc / The Comet (W/ Mother's Children / Title Tracks / Black Telephone)
08.24 Green Bay, Wi / The Crunchy Frog (W/ Ian Olvera & The Sleepwakers)
08.25 Chicago, Il / Empty Bottle (W/ Half Rats / Ian Olvera & The Sleepwakers)
08.26 Madison, Wi / The Frequency (W/ Ian Olvera & The Sleepwakers)
08.27 Minneapolis, Mn / Triple Rock (W/ The Hypsterz / Ian Olvera & The Sleepwakers)
08.28 Milwaukee, Wi / Club Garibaldi's (W/ The Obsoletes / Ian Olvera & The Sleepwakers)
08.29 Indianapolis, In / Zonies (W/ The Perennials / Ian Olvera & The Sleepwakers)
09.22 San Diego, Ca / The Soda Bar (W/ Bajabugs / Jungle Fever)
09.23 Fullerton, Ca / Burger Records (Early Acoustic In-Store Performance)
09.23 Fullerton, Ca / The Continental
09.24 Los Angeles, Ca / The Redwood Bar (W/ Sharp Objects / The Pleasure Kills)
09.25 San Francisco, Ca / The Hemlock (W/ Boulevard Beat / Nuerotics / Chopsticks From Japan)
09.26 Campbell, Ca / House Party
09.28 Chico, Ca / Monstros Pizza (W/ Kepi Tbc)
09.29 Sacramento, Ca / The Hub (W/ Boats / The Ponteens)
10.01 Portland, Or / The East End (W/ Welcome Home Walker / Blue Skies For Black Hearts / The Minus 5)
10.02 Seattle, Wa / The Funhouse (W/ Tripwires / Head)

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