Common Shiner

Common Shiner

August 10th, 2007 marked the release of Common Shiner's sophomore effort, Viennas, a CD which "ventures inward, as the band focuses on making some of those familiar [pop-rock] streams sound better than ever" (Recoil Magazine, Aug 2007).

Common Shiner began with college friends of Morgan Foster, a songwriter "with witticisms to spare and surprising social commentary," (Recoil) who desired to create music that would serve to be both meaningful and fun. The band takes its name from a small, abundant fish found throughout streams and lakes in... more