Former Guided By Voices frontman Robert Pollard is launching the Happy Jack Rock Records Single Series in conjunction with two new albums that will be simultaneously released Oct. 9 via Merge.

Former Guided By Voices frontman Robert Pollard is launching the Happy Jack Rock Records Single Series in conjunction with two new albums that will be simultaneously released Oct. 9 via Merge.

The 7-inch vinyl singles will be issued every month for a year, beginning June 22 with "Rud Fins" b/s "Piss Along You Bird." Each A-side will be a song either from the upcoming albums "Standard Gargoyle Decisions" or "Coast to Coast Carpet of Love," while the B-side will be a non-album cut.

Fans can purchase the ingles individually or as a complete collection exclusively via Pollard's official Web site.

The release of "Standard Gargoyle Decisions" and "Coast to Coast Carpet of Love" follows a typically prolific year for Pollard, who in 2006 issued the albums "From a Compound Eye" and "Normal Happiness" via Merge.

Here is the Happy Jack Rock Records Singles Series schedule:

June 22: "Rud Fins" b/w "Piss Along You Bird"
July 22: "Spider Eyes" b/w "Battle for Mankind"
Aug. 22: "Current Desperation (Angels Speak of Nothing)" b/w "Met Her At a Seance"
Sept. 22: "Pill Gone Girl" b/w "Coast To Coast Carpet of Love"
Oct. 9: "Shadow Port" b/w "Be in the Wild Place"
Nov. 22: "Count Us In" b/w "Sixland" (John Shough Version)
Dec. 22: "Dumb Lady" b/w "Street Velocity"
Jan. 22: "Youth Leagues" b/w "Spriti of the Fly"
Feb. 22: "Folded Claws" b/w "Speak Again"
March 22: "When We Were Slaves" b/w "Battle for Mankind 2"
April 22: "The Killers" b/w "Revolver Tricks (Stanley Deal)"
May 22: "Miles Under the Skin" b/w "Frostman" (Long Version)