The Books

The Books

Location has always been significant to the Books: Paul de Jong and Nick Zammuto began collaborating while living in New York City over ten years ago. The Way Out, the Books' fourth full-length album – their first since 2005’s Lost and Safe – has, from its start, also been shaped by location: the positioning of two books on a shelf, their titles cast in the same font, caught de Jong’s eye at a Salvation Army thrift store in Cincinnati while on tour; it was there the duo found an album title and a path to explore. The two have now settled with their... more