From the turn of the millennium, Pennsylvania was the eleventh studio album from this uncompromising and influential group, presenting their dark take on pop music. The 2021 edition is newly remixed by David Thomas and reissued on Fire Records.
“Everyone talked about our artiness and our unlikeableness, people completely ignored for decades me saying, ‘We’re a pop band’.” David Thomas.
With Pennsylvania, Pere Ubu welcome you to a barely recognizable secret country drawn out of its own spectral geography... This is much more than just music.
“[Pere Ubu] were still creating great works of abstract art, pushing the limits of rock ‘n’ roll to twist into avant-garde explorations of the darkest recesses of the human mind” Classic Rock // “From the beginning they obviously understood the nuts and bolts of popular music, and then loosened them.” Mojo