Joyce Manor - Million Dollars to Kill Me
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U.S. Release Date: September 21, 2018

E.U. Release Date: September 21, 2018

Label: Epitaph

Recording Year: 2018

UPC/EAN Code: 45778762262

Million Dollars to Kill Me

Joyce Manor

About Million Dollars to Kill Me by Joyce Manor

Joyce Manor's fifth full-length effort, Million Dollars to Kill Me is available now. The album follows 2016’s critically lauded release Cody.

Produced by Converge’s Kurt Ballou, Million Dollars to Kill Me came to life at Ballou’s own GodCity Studio in Salem, Massachusetts. During the recording process, Joyce Manor guitarist/vocalist Barry Johnson, guitarist Chase Knobbe, bassist Matt Ebert, and new drummer Pat Ware slept right upstairs in bunk beds. “Kinda felt like camp,” Johnson notes. Additionally, Million Dollars to Kill Me was mixed by Andrew Scheps (Weezer, AFI, Green Day).

While Cody focused on growing up, Million Dollars to Kill Me looks at what happens next: reckonings with love, money, doubt, confusion, and the hope that persists despite it all. Throughout the album, Joyce Manor augment that tension with their layered guitar work: Knobbe’s uncommon ability to make songs sound sadder and tougher at the same time, Johnson’s flair for mixing minor and major chords to invoke a precise kind of overpowering melancholy.

Co-founded by Johnson and Knobbe in L.A.’s South Bay, Joyce Manor released their self-titled first album in 2011. The band made their Epitaph Records debut with Never Hungover Again, a 2014 effort that Pitchfork hailed as “their most ambitious and diverse album, as weird as it is instantly enjoyable.”

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  1. 9.25.2018
    Los Angeles, CA
    Amoeba Music
  2. 10.9.2018
    Woodstock, NY
    Colony
  3. 10.10.2018
    Boston, MA
    Royale
  4. 10.11.2018
    Brooklyn, NY
    Brooklyn Steel
  5. 10.12.2018
    Asbury Park, NJ
    Asbury Lanes

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Tour kicks off on October 9th at Colony Woodstock NY with Vundabar and Big Eyes. All ages.
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Joyce Manor

Joyce Manor

Joyce Manor's fifth full-length effort, Million Dollars to Kill Me is available now. The album follows 2016’s critically lauded release Cody.

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We should have called our record ‘Proper Dos’

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Damn this is sick. Nirvana were the first band I ever got obsessed with and I really love In Utero. RIP kurdt https://t.co/W2ZzV9laZ6

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This was a fun interview! Thanks for the kind words Andrew! https://t.co/unukWhZu5R

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Million Dollars to Kill Me is out today!! Listen and buy at joyce-manor.com

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@joycemanor

We should have called our record ‘Proper Dos’

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@joycemanor

Damn this is sick. Nirvana were the first band I ever got obsessed with and I really love In Utero. RIP kurdt https://t.co/W2ZzV9laZ6

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@joycemanor

This was a fun interview! Thanks for the kind words Andrew! https://t.co/unukWhZu5R

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Million Dollars to Kill Me is out today!! Listen and buy at joyce-manor.com

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Tour kicks off on October 9th at Colony Woodstock NY with Vundabar and Big Eyes. All ages.
Come hang! http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1732956

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@joycemanor

Stop making fun of me for having a long neck

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@joycemanor

Yo NJ we are playing at Vintage Vinyl today! Don’t be weird and not go!!

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Here’s the video of us doing a few songs acoustic at the @PasteMagazine office a few min ago! Did a few new ones an… https://t.co/9Kn4JxjQ0f

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