John & Yoko, meet
the Flaming Lips. Wayne,
meet John & Yoko…
By Blurt Staff
David Bazan’s latest (sixth) installment of his Christmas
Singles Series for Suicide Squeeze is in the works, and this year, it’s a
corker: adaptations of John Lennon & Yoko Ono’s “Happy Xmas (War is
Over)” and Wayne Coyne’s “Say It Isn’t Greensleeves (A Change at
Christmas)”. It’s due in stores Nov. 3.
And for all you collector scum, the 7″ is pressed on blue w/ white haze
(200 copies), gold (400 copies) and clear (400 copies) vinyl. As it’s sure to
be a sell out, Suicide Squeeze is already taking pre-orders (www.suicidesqueeze.net), and those
who do pre-order will be entered in a drawing to win a test pressing of the
Meanwhile, watch for the new issue of BLURT, headed to newsstands as we speak – we’ve got an in-depth feature on the man by Senior Editor Randy Harward, who traveled to the Northwest (twice) to discuss Bazan’s solo career and earlier work with Pedro the Lion, his take on family and Christianity, and more.