Signaling his euphoric return to the dancefloor, today, iconic Portland songwriter, producer, filmmaker, television personality and activist Logan Lynn announces his new album New Money, set for release in early 2022 via the legendary Kill Rock Stars. In tandem with the announcement, Logan also shared a new single and self-directed video for “Eat&Drink&Smoke&Shop&Fuck.” Like August’s intoxicating “Rich And Beautiful,” the single today is a thumping electro-pop banger wrestling with the concept of success and material emptiness while surviving a global pandemic.
Logan says, “I’m in long term recovery from drugs and alcohol and this past couple of years has really been a test. I’ve never been so thirsty — so in need of some relief — than during the pandemic. I had to really protect myself from myself, at times. This song is about the world going to shit and my wanting to throw in the towel and party in the midst of it all — which I did not do…but a gay can dream, ya know? In the end, I always end up screaming about this stuff and dancing it off. This was one of those times. Dance it off with me?”
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Returning to his electro-pop roots after collaborations with 80’s pop star Tiffany, The Dandy Warhols and Styrofoam, New Money is Logan’s 10th studio album, but first for Kill Rock Stars. Produced in collaboration with longtime co-writer Gino Mari and written at home over the course of 2020, the album is a nine song testament to queer power, gay joy, and the belief that we will someday come back together, at shows, in crowds, and on the dance floor. Tackling themes of life in the face of suffering, Covid loneliness, and addiction recovery, lampooning New Portland and gentrification, and including two tributes to his all-time musical heroes Liz Phair and Elliott Smith, New Money is Logan’s infectious invitation to dance the last few years off.
Logan Lynn is the former host of NewNowNext Music on MTV’s Logo Network. He has been producing and releasing music for the past two decades on labels like Caroline Records, EMI Records, The Dandy Warhols’ Beat The World Records, Greyday Records, Mohr Media, Banana Stand Records, and his own label imprint Logan Lynn Music. His music has been featured on MTV, VH1, Logo, Spike TV, the Emmy Award-winning series EastSiders on Netflix, and international advertising campaigns by CoverGirl Cosmetics, Oscar de la Renta, Nicole Miller, Volkswagen and other major brands.
Logan has received numerous awards and accolades for his activism, including the prestigious 2017 Award of Excellence from the National Council and being named to Kink FM’s ‘The Portland 50’ in 2018. In 2019 Lynn officially joined the Portugal. The Man team in the role of PTM Foundation Director to help build the band’s charitable foundation, which he launched in partnership with the band. Logan also spearheaded the global launch of the .gay domain — alongside George Takei, GLAAD, CenterLink, PFLAG National, Adam Lambert, Roxane Gay and other queer luminaries — for which he is the brand spokesperson.
“Logan Lynn has made a career out of crafting catchy, disorderly songs that almost all include
big beats, fun melodies and cheeky lyrics.” – Billboard
“Dreamy.” – Vulture
“Logan Lynn’s emo-disco-pop blend has already made him a hit with gay guys
who like to hear their lives — from the highs to the lows — set to music.” – Out Magazine
“Somehow, a kid who grew up in a fundamentalist Christian church where even
musical instruments were too secular to have around has developed into an innovative
adult musician with a dirty-honest edge…blunt, raunchy, and fun.” – Advocate Magazine
New Money Track list
1. It’s Been Forever
2. Rich And Beautiful (Album Version)
4. Fight or Flight
5. Sit And Spin
6. Fuck And Run (Liz Phair Cover)
7. Is There Anyone Else Like This In The World?
8. Baby Britain (Elliott Smith Cover)
9. Here’s To Us