Punknews.org
Park photographed by Lobster Records

Park



Average Rating:

Music

 



Hometown: Springfield, IL (USA)

About:

PARK is from Springfield, Illinois. They were around the local scene for a while and the national scene for four years, people are happy with them. This current incarnation is the fourth major version of PARK, sort of like Park 4.0. PARK plays music to save themselves; their drive is to escape a growing divide between the holders of love and the givers of love. PARK is a modern rock interpreter for lost souls. They give shape in a gray world.

The music of PARK is large but the songs remain humble, natural tunes crafted as if from the variety of nature in Mid-West America. The lyrics of PARK reflect prisms of secret thoughts, they state the hidden world with grace. Hard, soft, colorful, plain - each tune true to itself. Songs they play refuse to leave the head long after PARK is gone, they are riffy without being hooky.


Reviews

Park It Won't Snow Where You're Going

Park

It Won't Snow Where You're Going (2003)

Lobster

Park No Signal

Park

No Signal (2001)

Lobster

Reunited Park talk about upcoming releases
In a new interview with Property of Zack, the recently reunited pop-punk outfit Park - and their vocalist Ladd Mitchell - talked a little about their plans for the…
July 03, 2013
Park to reunite?
Looks like a Park reunion is in the works. Tiger Tank, the new project from Park…
April 25, 2013
Ladd Mitchell and Miles Parkhill (ex-Park) announce Tiger Tank
Ladd Mitchell, vocalist and guitarist of the now defunct Park, has announced a new musical project along with the band's former drummer, Miles Parkhill. The new group is called Tiger Tank, and they've also set up a…
November 09, 2011
Park reuniting for one show in January
Park have announced a reunion show for next year. Set for January 31st, 2009 at Fubar in St.Louis, the bill will feature the beloved band along with support from The Forecast. The band released their last album, Building a Better _______ in 2006. They split up in February of 2007. Tickets are other details are available…
November 09, 2008
New Music Roundup: Wise and Burn (ex-Park), So Many Dynamos, Lockstep (ex-Naptones)
Park drummer Miles Logan has unveiled the newest demo from his new project Wise and Burn. You can hear it at their PureVolume page. St. Louis's So Many Dynamos will begin recording with Chris Walla from Death Cab For Cutie at Tiny Telephone Studio in San Francisco in early July. They…
July 04, 2007
Break-ups: Park (1997-2007)
Park has decided to call it a day. After ten years as a band, singer and primary songwriter Ladd Mitchell has pulled the plug. In a MySpace bulletin on the 3rd, he wrote: During the course of the past few months my…
February 04, 2007
Contests: Park - Building a Better Noun
The fine folks at Lobster Records and the friendly chaps in Park have whipped up a holiday-time contest for ya'll. The booty be a pair of shoes from Dekline, the entire Park discography and some custom holiday merch from the…
December 11, 2006
Tours: June / This Providence / Park / Tyler Read
June, This Providence, Park, and Tyler Read will embark on a short US tour in a few days. You can click Read More for the…
October 14, 2006
Media: Park streams, interview on PRC today
Celebrating the release of the new Park album, Building a better ______, PunkRadioCast will be hosting a listening party and interview with the band. Tune into PunkRock MixTape this Tuesday at 4 pm ET to hear the album from beginning to end and an interview with Miles. You can check out the show punkradiocast. You can also catch PRC Danny and PRC Jenna on…
July 25, 2006
Streams: O Pioneers!!! - "Black Mambas"
I'm quite pleased to be bringing you a full stream from some gents who are sure to be on everyone's mixtapes come next year, O Pioneers!!!. Black Mambas, their followup to ...Like We Care About The Wolves, is due out...well, it's not quite apparent…
July 24, 2006

Contests

Exclusive Streams

Newest Reviews

Punknews.org Team

Other Places to Go