The Lumineers Share Story Of Addiction Through Newest Album


By Shelby Metzger

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Grammy-nominated group The Lumineers will grace the stage this week to share stories of struggle with its newest album, “III.”

The Denver-based folk rock band will visit the Schottenstein Center Tuesday on its North American tour. The Lumineers released “III,” its third album, in September 2019 as a platform to discuss mental illness and addiction through the fictional Sparks family, Emily Ginsberg, the band’s publicist, said in an email.

The album, which is broken into three chapters, showcases the struggles of mother Gloria, her son Jimmy and her grandson Junior, Ginsberg said. The third song of the album, titled “Gloria,” follows a woman’s relationships as she struggles with addiction. The second song of the third chapter, “Jimmy Sparks,” showcases how his mother’s addiction…click here to continue reading