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


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



On the 23rd May, 2015, I played a benefit with my band – renamed The Average Height Band, for the occasion – in a secret location! There were going to be lots of kids at the show, so I thought that, rather than bore them with my stately originals, I’d play some exciting cover versions …

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Pre-order signed “Greatest Other People’s Hits” now!



Pre-order a signed copy of the 17 song CD version of “Greatest Other People’s Hits” via Newbury Comics!

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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