It’s Irish singer/songwriter James Vincent McMorrow’s first time playing songs from second album "Post Tropical" in the United States, and he can’t stop apologizing for them. He’s just made the transition from earnest alt-folkie to alt-R&B auteur, and knows his fans (including several loud Irish expats) who’ve shown up to see him won’t be fully aware of that change until the album arrives Jan. 14 on Vagrant.

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