My Dad Is Dead is one of those bands from the 80′s that critics loved and a small group of fans supported in a cult-like, near obsessive way. The main man behind MDID is Mark Edwards. I’m not going to go in to the bands long history or extensive discography except to say they put out some of the seminal indie college rock on Homestead in the 80′s and have continued to record quality stuff since. Their last record was 2002′s The Engine Of Commerce.
I read some buzz on the upcoming record A Divided House and apparently the pieces are all in place for this to be the breakout disc for MDID. Here’s two songs from the forthcoming record:
Somehow nearly all the songs from the My Dad Is Dead catalog are available online as free downloads. Here’s a couple of my favorites from back in the day. Click here to access the whole lot.