There’s a good chance you’re familiar with the name Dan Mangan, but the Juno-winning songwriter you know has changed quite a bit in the past few years. In 2012 the Dan Mangan who’d started his career talking his way onto stages at noisy bars was now six years into non-stop touring when he married his then-girlfriend and took time off for their newborn child. And though that was only supposed to be a single year off the road, it slowly became what has been the past six.
In light of adulthood, parenthood, domestic obligations and changing political landscapes, Mangan realized he had become a much different person than he was at twenty – all of which is reflected on his fifth full-length More or Less, out today! More or Less is an introspective experience for longtime and recent Mangan fans alike and features inspiration from Nick Drake and Van Morrison (oh and Sir Paul McCartney even stopped in the studio to check things out – you can imagine how that made Beatlemaniac Dan feel!). Before scoping the full album, you can grab a free download of More or Less‘s midpoint, “Troubled Mind”!