RIYL: Bad Religion, Chuck Ragan, Tony Sly, Tom Morello, Joey Cape

Label: Anti- Records

$19 (Transparent Green) Kings Road Merch Europe Exclusive! Limited to 300 pressings.
$20 (Coke Bottle Clear) Kings Road Merch Exclusive! Limited to 2000 pressings.

The third variant is a Transparent Yellow as an Indie Store Exclusive! Limited to 1000 pressings (currently unavailable for pre-order) per Kathie.

Track Listing:

Side A

  1. Backroads of My Mind
  2. Too Many Virtues
  3. Lincoln’s Funeral Train
  4. Millport
  5. Time of Need

Side B

  1. Making Time
  2. Shotgun
  3. Echo on the Hill
  4. Sawmill
  5. Wax Wings

Graffin’s folk/country style of journeyman rock has been showcased on 1997’s American Lesion and 2006’s Cold as the Clay. It’s also influenced some of Bad Religion’s best 21st century material, such as “Sorrow” and “The Devil in Stitches.” So if you’re into Graffin at his most etherial, Millport may be your jam of 2017.

“This feels as exciting to me as when we made the Bad Religion record Suffer,” says Graffin. “Like everything had been leading up to the songs and they just happened totally organically in this short intense burst. I’m really just doing what I did back then, which is write songs that mean something to me and deliver them in a way that is completely honest.”

Millport was produced and co-written by longtime Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz and features members of Social Distortion. “It’s the two songwriters from Bad Religion and the rhythm section of Social Distortion, two influential LA punk bands, getting together to do an authentic country rock album, a genre most would think is the absolute antithesis of punk rock,” says Gurewitz. “But I think it sounds great. Both are iconic Southern California genres. It’s like the Laurel Canyon sound played by the kids who were smashing up the clubs a few years later.

By Graham Hartmann, Loudwire.com

 

The Details

Intended release date of Mar 10th, 2017

This purchase includes a digital download of the singles “Making Time” and “Lincoln’s Funeral Train” as well as the entire album. You will be emailed a link to access “Making Time” and “Lincoln’s Funeral Train” shortly after purchase. You will be emailed a link to access the full album download on the release date.

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Thanks to Kathie Merritt from Anti/Epitaph Records for the tip!

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