New Noise Magazine Premieres Jesus and Mary Chain Cover “Happy When It Rains” by Kepi Ghoulie & Friends; Covers LP Full Moon Forever Available NOW Along with Re-Issue of Groovie Ghoulies’ World Contact Day!
The reign of Kepi Ghoulie has begun at Pirates Press Records!
Our friends at New Noise Magazine have the exclusive premiere of Kepi and Friends‘ brand new single “Happy When It Rains,” a Jesus and Mary Chain cover. Click the link below to read the feature and hear the song!
The song comes from the covers LP Full Moon Forever, which also features Kepi-fied takes on classic songs by goth, glam, punk, post-punk and new wave artists like David Bowie, The Cure, Iggy Pop, Peter Murphy, and more [see the entire track listing at the link below]! On the album, Kepi is aided and abetted by drummer Ara Babajian of The Slackers, and bassist & pop-punk veteran B-Face, as well as numerous guests, including Ian Fowles (Aquabats, Gerard Way), Aaron Minton & Kevin Preston (Prima Donna, Green Day), and several other friends, with artwork by artist Tom Neely. It was all produced by pop-punk legend Mass Giorgini at Sonic Iguana in Lafayette, IN. Best of all, Full Moon Forever is available NOW in our webstore on Neon Violet vinyl!
But WAIT, that’s not all! Also available NOW is the re-issue of Groovie Ghoulies‘ classic LP World Contact Day! Widely hailed as a pop-punk classic and the band’s breakthrough (and best-selling) album, featuring fan-favorite tunes like “Island of Pogo Pogo,” “When the Kids Go Go Go Crazy,” and “Ghoulies Are Go!” World Contact Day is the first reissue of the Groovie Ghoulies’ back catalog on Pirates Press Records, and you can get your copy now on gorgeous Neon Orange & Neon Yellow Galaxy vinyl!
And finally, we’ve got a slew of new Kepi merch, including shirts, stickers, pins, and skate decks!