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Yep Roc To Release ‘Good ‘N’ Cheap: The Eggs Over Easy Story’ 3 LP/2 CD Set – Definitive Document Of A Criminally Overlooked Band – On June 24

Eggs Over Easy, the criminally overlooked American band that invented pub rock, influenced the careers of artists on both sides of the Atlantic — from Nick Lowe and Elvis Costello, to Loudon Wainwright III and Huey Lewis — and laid the groundwork for a grass-roots movement that would spawn UK punk, is finally getting its due with Good ‘n’ Cheap: The Eggs Over Easy Story, a definitive 3xLP/2xCD set to be released June 24 via Yep Roc. Additionally, founding band members Jack O’Hara and Austin de Lone will play a special reunion show at NYC’s Rockwood Stage 3 on June 6. Continue reading Yep Roc To Release ‘Good ‘N’ Cheap: The Eggs Over Easy Story’ 3 LP/2 CD Set – Definitive Document Of A Criminally Overlooked Band – On June 24

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First Album from Fountains of Wayne’s Chris Collingwood: Look Park, to release self-titled debut July 22

Chris Collingwood, the lead singer of Fountains of Wayne, will release his debut album, LOOK PARK (Yep Roc), on July 22nd; the loose-limbed psychedelic pop of first track “Aeroplane” premiered on Stereogum today. LOOK PARK is Chris Collingwood’s first album outside of Fountains of Wayne and was recorded in collaboration with legendary producer Mitchell Froom (Elvis Costello, Crowded House, Suzanne Vega). Shot through with earnest emotion and restless energy, LOOK PARK is unlike anything in Collingwood’s already extraordinary canon, a fact affirmed by his decision to dub both the album and overall project as “Look Park,” the name borrowed from a favorite green space in his hometown of Northampton, MA. Continue reading First Album from Fountains of Wayne’s Chris Collingwood: Look Park, to release self-titled debut July 22

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JACKIE GREENE

Back To Birth

“We live in such a fast-paced, hectic environment, I wanted to make a record that would invite people to step back and take their time to listen,” Jackie Greene says of Back To Birth, his first album in five years. “I wanted to make a record that would reward people who are willing to sit down and give it a couple of serious listens.” Continue reading JACKIE GREENE

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THE STRAY BIRDS

The Stray Birds have been flying high since the 2012 release of their critically acclaimed self-titled album. Two years, hundreds of gigs, and thousands of highway miles later, the genre-melding acoustic trio prepares to make its Yep Roc Records debut. Known for their songwriting, instrumental virtuosity and gorgeous three-part harmony singing, their most cohesive and ambitious album to date, Best Medicine, is scheduled for release on October 21. Continue reading THE STRAY BIRDS