Published Jan 16, 2009Since the once-loved Grandaddy fell apart in 2006, we've barely heard a peep from the band's former mastermind Jason Lytle, or at least until now. On Thursday (January 15), Anti- announced that Lytle is finally coming out of his "sophtware slump" and plans to release his solo debut Yours Truly, the Commuter via the label on May 19.
We've yet to hear Lytle's latest creation - his first since Grandaddy's final and rather disappointing album Just Like the Fambly Cat - but if you want to take Anti-'s word for it: "Jason Lytle is back with a record that promises to surpass all expectations of even the most fervid enthusiasts."
Apparently, Yours Truly, the Commuter was recorded in Lytle's new state of residence, Montana, but still keeps his patented blend of acoustic/electric instruments and garage-sale electronics intact. It also promises to bring back equal amounts of rock as well as heartache, says the press release, not to mention some very Grandaddy-like song titles.
No word if Lytle plans to take his show on the road, but here's the tracklisting for Yours Truly, the Commuter:
1. "Yours Truly, the Commuter"
2. "Brand New Sun"
3. "Ghost of My Old Dog"
4. "I Am Lost (And the Moment Cannot Last)"
5. "Birds Encouraged Him"
6. "It's the Weekend"
7. "Fürget It"
8. "This Song Is the Mute Button"
9. "Rollin' Home Alone"
10. "You're Too Gone"
11. "Flying Thru Canyons"
12. "Here for Good"
Grandaddy "Summer Here Kids"