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Joyce Manor: Million Dollars to Kill Me 12"

Joyce Manor: Million Dollars to Kill Me 12"


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Joyce Manor are back with the new album, Million Dollars To Kill Me. Frontman Barry Johnson along with co-founding guitarist Chase Knobbe, new drummer Pat Ware and longtime bassist Matt Ebert, wrote enough songs to fill a full-length, and then worked to get songs lifted from emails between Johnson and one of his musical hero Impossibles' guitarist/vocalist Rory Phillips, with whom he had been co-writing long distance, to match the ones written at full volume. "Bedroom charm versus live rock band," Johnson explains. Their next step was a new step: their first time recording outside their L.A. hometown, at Converge's Kurt Ballou's GodCity studio in Salem, MA. They recorded daily 10-to-6 and then slept right upstairs in bunk beds: "Kinda felt like camp," adds Johnson. "It was a pleasure – I would recommend it to anyone." If 2016's Cody was about growing up, then Million Dollars To Kill Me is about what happens next – the reckonings with love, money, doubt and confusion, and the hope that persists despite it all.