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After trying the majors, Motion City Soundtrack returns to its roots
After trying the majors, Motion City Soundtrack returns to its roots

The passing of time is impossible to ignore, but Motion City Soundtrack's Justin Pierre tried his hardest for more than a decade. "I spent a good, long chunk of my life — 15 years, I'd say — not really living in the moment but rather avoiding the moment," Pierre said. A couple of years ago, the lead singer, now 36, looked at his family and suddenly knew he had to change his perspective. "My brother has a kid. Some of my siblings are married. My parents are grandparents," he said. "There are a lot more gray hairs than there used to be. It's something I started to notice, and I'm just trying to be more here." The newfound need...

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