The new album is Pernice's 13th in 15 years (done with many different lineups and bands). Goodbye, Killer, like much of his recent stuff comes from Pernice Brothers, which features Joe and his brother Bob; along with James Walbourne (Pretenders, Son Volt, Peter Bruntnell) and Ric menck (Matthew Sweet, Velvet Crush).
Now you ready for a history lesson?
1990s - Scud Mountain Boys released 2 albums, then signed to Sub Pop to release their final album (considered an alt-country masterpiece).
1998 - Pernice breaks up the Scud; assembles Pernice Brothers version I and releases Overcome By Happiness
1999-2000 - Pernice puts out records under the names Chappaquiddick Skyline and Big Tobacco - basically solo records with members of his Pernice Brothers legacy
2001 - Pernice founds Ashmont Records (w/ his manager) and releases several more albums in the decade.
2006 - Love A Little marks Pernice's last recorded album prior to now
2009 - publishes novel, It Feels So Good When I Stop (novel); also releases sdtk of same name w/ Pernice covering songs referenced in the novel
2010 - back to the present and Goodbye, Killer
So there you have it, it's a short wrap up of Joe Pernice's recording history, that you can intimidate your friends with.
And for being such a quick study, your award is "Jacqueline Susann"
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