NOVEMBER 29 - ROBERT POLLARD SOLO TOURING BAND IS SET
Bob's touring band for his solo tour in support of From A Compound Eye is
Bob - vocals
Tommy Keene - guitar/keyboards
Dave Phillips - guitar
Jason Narducy - bass
Jon Wurster - drums
The tour will start in late January. Look for tour date announcements in
Even those of us who spend absurd amounts of money to see GBV's last shows a year ago at this time (almost exactly, actually) didn't believe for a second that Pollard was done. Hell, I have Relaxation of the Asshole on my iPod, though I admit I ritually skip the tracks (kind of a one-trick-pony sort of thing).
But I'll admit, I'm giddy as a schoolgirl at the thought of Pollard travelling with Tommy Keene. Keene did some opening gigs for GBV here and there, and his album The Real Underground is a classic of the power pop genre. I just hope Pollard doesn't bulldoze him.
Here's a nice interview with Keene. (And do I know the interviewer? I think I might....)