Yorn Looks Ahead To New 'Day'
The highly anticipated follow-up to Pete Yorn's 2001 breakthrough album "Musicforthemorningafter" will be released on April 15 through Columbia. Titled "Day I Forgot," the forthcoming set was recordedThe highly anticipated follow-up to Pete Yorn's 2001 breakthrough album "Musicforthemorningafter" will be released on April 15 through Columbia. Titled "Day I Forgot," the forthcoming set was recorded in the same Los Angeles-area garage studio as its predecessor with producers R. Walt Vincent and Brad Wood.
Although a track listing has yet to be confirmed, new Yorn-penned titles like "Bandstand in the Sky," "Hunter Green," "Sit Down," and "Turn of the Century" have found their way into the artist's recent live sets and are likely contenders for the album. Yorn -- who is known to play covers by the Smiths, Bruce Springsteen, the Beatles, Guns N' Roses and Iggy Pop in concert -- has also recorded a version of Mark James' "Suspicious Minds," a song made famous by Elvis Presley in 1969. However, there is no word yet on whether it will make the cut for "Day I Forgot."
Yorn and his band the Dirty Bird will perform material from the upcoming album tomorrow (Feb. 8) at the House of Blues in Los Angeles. As part of the latest installment of the Trampoline Records Revue, the singer/songwriter will appear alongside the Wallflowers' Rami Jaffee, Peter Himmelman, Jukebox Junkies, Minibar, Gingersol, Mavis, Happily Ever After, Phil Cody, Evan Frankfort, the Hangups, Jeff Trott, and Rusty Truck plus special guests. Yorn, Jaffee, and songwriter Marc Dauer are partners in Trampoline Records, an independent label based in Los Angeles.
In related news, Yorn's cover of the Ramone's "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" will surface Tuesday on the DV8/Columbia album "We're a Happy Family - A Tribute to the Ramones." Yorn will join the band's guitarist, Johnny Ramone, and the project's producer Rob Zombie, for an autograph session the same day at Tower Records in West Hollywood.