October 6, 2008

Pete Yorn’s American Blues (with Frank Black)

That scruffy troubadour in the Omaha studio with producer Mike Mogis (Bright Eyes/Saddle Creek) isn’t Jim Morrison in the Paris years, nor is it Jesus, we don’t think. That is one Pete Yorn back recording new music. The formidable Frank Black of the Pixies has also been joining him in recent months for “new explorations in music,” and all the results are expected in the form of an album rumored to be called American Blues.

American Blues, Vol. 1 – Pete Yorn

10 Comments »

  • You rule! Thanks!

    Jonathan — October 6, 2008 @ 11:12 pm

  • i love the new song, and anxiously await the new album.

    lucy — October 7, 2008 @ 6:37 am

  • wow, cool. when i first glanced at the headline, i read it as pete being in studio with JACK black, and was, like, still sort of intrigued. but am relieved it’s frank instead.

    c — October 7, 2008 @ 7:30 am

  • Is anyone else having problems with the link? Can’t get it downloaded.

    Tried to post comments before btw, great blog.

    Anonymous — October 7, 2008 @ 10:57 am

  • Pete Yorn performed this song solo/acoustic last night at The Barley St Tavern (Omaha, NE). He played to a room of 5 or 6 regulars, then passed the guitar around. What a class act!

    I’m anxiously awaiting this new album!

    Thanks for the preview!
    Brad
    http://www.myspace.com/bradhoshaw

    Brad — October 7, 2008 @ 11:19 am

  • Diggin the Yorn, thanks!

    note, if you’re out and about Sat. Oct. 11 in Denver, intriguing band playing at the unlikely venue of Bender’s Tavern, the band is Good Housekeeping … http://www.myspace.com/waifgarden

    Kind of an Ivy or Camera Obscura vibe … interesting though. They’re expected to play around 10:45 p

    Chase Squires — October 7, 2008 @ 2:53 pm

  • great song. I’m eagerly awaiting the new album

    Nathan — October 9, 2008 @ 8:44 am

  • Very nice track…thx as always

    Bruce

    Bruce — October 12, 2008 @ 3:44 pm

  • Did Frank Black produce this song ? that riff sorrounded by acoustic guitar sounds quite Pixies…

    Awesome, Pete Rocks !

    Anonymous — October 29, 2008 @ 7:24 am

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