Stars

While it might be a tad blasphemous to proffer that an offshoot of Broken Social Scene contains a voice that should be heard more frequently than others (an inherently capitalist suggestion), there are plenty of Stars fans (me among them) who feel as though Torquil Campbell should play Oates to Amy Millan’s Hall, rather than Simon to her Garfunkel. The Five Ghosts is a compromise of sorts, with Campbell as composer and background vocalist, yielding the vocal fore to Millan’s breathy lead, and finally answering the question of what an Amy Millan solo album would sound like if Stars were her backing band. For their two-night run at the Triple Door, Stars will be playing the new Ghosts in its entirety during the first set, as well as whatever songs visitors to their website, youarestars.com, vote for most. Pairing self-indulgence with a give-‘em-what-they-want ethos: Another happy medium. With Dead Child Star. MIKE SEELY

Tue., June 15, 7:30 p.m.; Wed., June 16, 7:30 p.m., 2010

 
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