Van Dyke Parks once introduced Mr. Thomas to Brian Wilson saying "Brian, I'd like you to meet the other American genius"
Pere Ubu make a music that is a disorienting mix of midwestern groove rock, "found" sound, analog synthesizers, falling-apart song structures and careening vocals.It is a mix that has mesmerized critics, musicians and fans for decades.
"If underground rock had a Hall of Fame that gave awards for influence and creativity, Pere Ubu would be more decorated than Magic Johnson.“Rolling Stone
David Thomas voc
Steve Mehlman drums
Robert Wheeler keyboard
Gary Siperko git
Michele Temple bass
Drive, He Said 1994 - 2002
Released May 26 2017
FIRELP469, 4 lp (vinyl) box set