The Album

Wesley Stace’s John Wesley Harding

Wesley Stace’s brand new album, Wesley Stace’s John Wesley Harding, featuring the legendary Minneapolitan sounds of The Jayhawks! Twelve brand new recordings—11 originals and one cover—released by Yep Roc. Order and enjoy, read the press release, and take a listen to the last track, “Let’s Evaporate.

“Few writers mix sharp literary narrative and snaking pop melodies with the precision of Wesley Stace. 8/10”—Uncut

The book

Wonderkid

A delirious and touching novel of fathers and sons, the dangers of compromise and thwarted ambition, told with humor and energy by a writer as comfortable in a rock club as a bookstore. A backstage epic of sex, drugs, and rock and roll, but also sippy cups, pillow fights, and Baby Bjorns, Wonderkid is Almost Famous through the looking glass.

An Overlook Hardcover

News

Wesley Stace offers ‘Greatest Other People’s Hits,’ covers collection, May 18th on Omnivore.

​   JOHN WESLEY HARDING, A.K.A. WESLEY STACE,  OFFERS FIRST COLLECTION OF COVER SONGS ON GREATEST OTHER PEOPLE’S HITS, DUE IN STORES MAY 18 ON CD AND DIGITAL  FROM OMNIVORE RECORDINGS Special LP edition, which debuted on Record Store Day, features appearances by  Bruce Springsteen, the Minus Five, Kelly Hogan, Fastball and others. John Wesley Harding …

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“Wreck on the Highway” video premiere on Backstreets

    SPRINGSTEEN & JOHN WESLEY HARDING COMING TO VINYL FOR RSD “Wreck on the Highway” video premiere & signed LP giveaway from Backstreets  Bruce Springsteen’s Greatest Hits isn’t the only Boss entry for Record Store Day 2018. For this Saturday’s annual celebration of (mostly) wax, Omnivore Recordingsis releasing an album of covers by John Wesley Harding (AKA Wesley …

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“GREATEST OTHER PEOPLE’s HITS” – Record Store Day LP and subsequent CD release

LP: 1. If You Have Ghosts (4.00) 2. Words Words Words (3.00)          & The Minus Five 3. Star (2.49)          & Fastball 4. Je Suis Venu Te Dire Que Je M’en Vais (5.19) 5. Jackson Cage (3.29) 6. Benedictus (4.22)           & Eric Bazilian 7. Another Age (4.00) …

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London Cabinet of Wonders

WESLEY STACE’S CABINET OF WONDERS will make its triumphant return to London at Bush Hall, W12 on the evening  of November 4th, 2017 We are excited to announce the following line-up assembled by the novelist and singer-songwriter formerly known as John Wesley Harding, for the London return of his NYC-based Cabinet of Wonders show: November …

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Yep Roc Test Pressing Auction

You can get a rare test pressing of John Wesley Harding’s New Deal this week only! Only a small handful of these records were made in advance of the full release. It was previously only heard by the label, the producers, and myself, and now you can own a copy. Yep Roc Records is hosting …

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