» Edit Band Information
» Edit Albums

» Add a Review
» Add an Album
» Add MP3
» Add News

Pete Droge

Pete Droge is an American alternative/folk rock musician from Bainbridge Island in Washington State's Puget Sound. His debut album Necktie Second, released by American records in 1994, featured the tongue-in-cheek "If You Don't Love Me (I'll Kill Myself)", (which also appeared on the soundtrack to the movie Dumb and Dumber), as well as the songs "Sunspot Stopwatch" and "So I am Over You..

Droge's next album, Find A Door, was released two years later in the summer of 1996 under the name of Pete Droge and The Sinners; his backing band included Dave Hull (bass), Rob Brill (drums), ...read more

Pete Droge is an American alternative/folk rock musician from Bainbridge Island in Washington State's Puget Sound. His debut album Necktie Second, released by American records in 1994, featured the tongue-in-cheek "If You Don't Love Me (I'll Kill Myself)", (which also appeared on the soundtrack to the movie Dumb and Dumber), as well as the songs "Sunspot Stopwatch" and "So I am Over You..

Droge's next album, Find A Door, was released two years later in the summer of 1996 under the name of Pete Droge and The Sinners; his backing band included Dave Hull (bass), Rob Brill (drums), Peter Stroud (guitar/vocals) and Elaine Summers (guitar/vocals). This album met with critical success but received little airplay. Notable songs include "You Should Be Running", "Dear Diane" and "Mr. Jade..

Droge subsequently released two more solo records, Spacey And Shakin' and Skywatching; the latter was released on his own label, Puzzle Tree Records, through United Musicians.

In 1996 Droge contributed the title song to the movie Beautiful Girls. Other credits include contributions to albums by Kim Richey and Stone Gossard. In 2000, Droge appeared as a "Hyatt Singer" in the movie Almost Famous, performing "Small Time Blues" with Elaine Summers. The small part was a tribute to Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris, according to Cameron Crowe on the Director's Cut Commentary of the movie. He mentions he met them in 1973.

His latest project, The Thorns, is a three-part harmony Adult Alternative super group, which features other notable artists Matthew Sweet and Shawn Mullins. His song "Going Whichever Way The Wind Blows" from the album Under The Waves can be heard on a Toyota Sequoia commercial. Most recently, his song "Two of the Lucky Ones" plays in the background in the 2009 movie Zombieland. « hide

Similar Bands: Neil Young, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan

Necktie Second
1994

3
1 Votes

Contributors: SmartWentCody,

FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2013 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy