Album cover artwork for Tomorrowland with black vinyl record popping out“I don’t know who I am anymore,” Kevin Mitchell sings on the sixth Bob Evans album, the first in five years. But there’s no identity crisis here.

Eighteen years after his first album, the Suburban Kid is all grown up, but he remains a masterful proponent of classic pop songwriting and the result still sounds like one big hug.

Opening cut Born Yesterday is a wistful, nostalgic piece but with a hook that’ll have you humming all day; Stella Donnelly adds some backing vocals beauty to the power pop gem Concrete Heart; Elvis Costello would be proud of the punchy Excuses; and only Bob Evans could turn a song called Bad Mood into a sparkling pop treat. A welcome return.

Tomorrowland by Bob Evans is out April 16 via Dew Process.

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