Category: Rock

Smoking Popes - Complete Control Recording Sessions (Vinyl)


  1. Smoking Popes will be releasing their Complete Control Sessions EP on May 1 via SideOneDummy Records. As with past itterations of the sessions (from Scream and Bouncing Souls), the EP will be.
  2. Recording: Studio Sound: Stereo Length: Smoking Popes Into The Agony [Red and Green Split Vinyl] (LP) Smoking Popes Born To Quit (LP) Smoking Popes Complete Control Sessions (7") Smoking Popes This Is Only A Test (CD) Smoking Popes This Is Only A Test (CD) Smoking Popes Get Fired (LP) Smoking Popes Get Fired (CD) Smoking Popes.
  3. The Smoking Popes is an American pop punk band from the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, formed in They play punk-influenced pop music with croo.
  4. The Popes sounded like a loud, guitar-based band fronted by a lounge singer, mixing uptempo rock with laid-back vocals and lyrics with an old-time romantic feel. The rest of the band, which formed in the Chicago area around , consisted of Josh's brothers Matt and Eli on bass and guitar, respectively, and drummer Mike Felum.
  5. Complete Control Sessions: Smoking Popes: Digital Media: 5: US ; SD Vehicle City Blues: The Swellers: 7" Vinyl: 2.
  6. Chicago's Smoking Popes have Amy Heckerling's "Clueless" to thank for their "Need You Around" becoming somewhat of a familiar hit. While many were quick to compare singer Josh Caterer to Morrissey because of their shared penchant for emotionally overwrought singing, the band more closely resembles a union of Cheap Trick's Power Pop and the lyrical self-awareness of the Offspring's .

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