"I thought that she would be my graveyard girl..."
I'm sure many of you will be familiar with Vista Blue (https://wearevistablue.bandcamp.com/), the Nashville power pop/pop punk sensations that have featured numerous times on here. They've a new Halloween ep out titled Even Dracula Will Be There but there's only so many times you can say nice things about a band before you just keep repeating yourself so I just settled for playing something from it on this week's show.
There is however good reason to mention them as frontman Mike Patton (who's also graced the likes of The Loblaws, Ralphie's Red Ryders, Tambourine Girlfriend, The Robinsons & Sally Stitches) has teamed up with Patrick McVay (Classic Pat, Parasite Diet, The Putz, Rip Taylors, Ghost Party, Practice Run, Beeslys, Spacenoidz, Coruscants & Family Computer) for a timely single.
It's a hint of what's to come from the pair who are soon to be starting a new band together called The Green Kangeroos. It's a very promising preview which you can check out (name your price) on the Radiant Radish Bandcamp page :
Given the history of the guys you won't be surprised to hear a couple of very catchy tunes. This is the A side (it aptly namechecks the Groovie Ghoulies as they're an obvious inspiration in both sound and cover art) it's called That Zombie Stole My Girl...