Dear Leader are a Boston based rock group formed in 2003. The band takes its name from the communist dictator of North Korea, Kim Jong-il. Originally, Dear Leader was a solo project by singer, songwriter, and guitarist Aaron Perrino (formerly the frontman for The Sheila Divine) with the intention of it having a revolving lineup for each album. For live performances, Perrino recruited his friends guitarist Will Claflin, bassist Jon Sulkow (formerly of Tugboat Annie). My Heart Is a Ghetto . The Good Times Are Killing Me. 2003.
Music StyleGarage Rock. Members owning this album0. 1. Got to Get What's Been Forbidden. 2. I Wasn't Made for this World. 5. I'll Be Out of Here. 7. 8. House on the Water. 12. Every Little Thing. 13. Walk of the Lost. 14. She'll Keep You on Standby.
The Good Times Are Killin. has been added to your Cart. The beautiful reissue of Lynda Barry’s underrated autobiographical novel The Good Times Are Killing Me, about race and falling in love with records, gets 50 pages of new art, much of it Barry’s folk-art-ish paintings of music pioneers. A quick but heartfelt novel about race, class, and poverty in 1970s America, with each vignette connected by the protagonist's love of and connection to music. –Buzzfeed Best Books of 2017.
Verse 7. Got dirt, got air, got water and I know you can carry on. Enough hair of the dog to make myself an entire rug. Have one, have twenty more "one mores" and oh it does not relent. Shit-kicker city slickers who all wanted me dead.
Fed up with all that LSD Need more sleep than coke or methamphetamines Late nights with warm, warm whiskey I guess the good times, they were all just killing me. Got dirt, got air, got water and I know you can carry on The good times are killing me Enough hair of the dog to make myself an entire rug The good times are killing me. Have one, have twenty more "one mores" and, oh, it does not relent The good times are killing me Shit kickers, city slickers who all wanted me dead The good times are killing me. Get sucked in and stuck in late nights with more folk that I don't know T. .
Similarly, The Good Times Ar.com User, September 20, 2002. This is the book that got me started on my Lynda Barry addiction.
|7||My Heart Is A Ghetto||3:36|
|8||Standing In Your Way||3:30|
|9||If The House Spoke||4:47|
|10||7 Year Itch||4:09|
- Artwork By [Design] – Jon Sulkow
- Mastered By – Colin Decker
- Performer – Aaron Perrino, Blake Hazard, John Dragonetti
- Producer – John Dragonetti