- The Good Life (band)
Infobox musical artist
Name = The Good Life
Tim Kasher, lead singer for The Good Life
Background = group_or_band
Origin = Omaha,
Nebraska, United States
Indie rock, Folk rock
Years_active = 2000–present
Saddle Creek Records
Tim Kasher Stefanie Drootin Ryan FoxRoger Lewis
The Good Life is an
indie rockband on Saddle Creekrecords.
Started as a solo project of Cursive's frontman
Tim Kasher, The Good Life quickly grew to become its own established group. Kasher fronts the group and plays the part of the singer/songwriter. The other members of the band include Stefanie Drootin, Ryan Fox, and Roger Lewis.
The Good Life has its core in those four musicians, but besides Kasher can be a rotating cast of characters involving many from
Saddle Creek Records.
The Good Life released their fourth album, "
Help Wanted Nights" on September 11, 2007. The album leaked onto the internet on August 27, 2007. [ [http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/page/news/42347-tim-kasher-talks-good-life-screenplay-move-to-la Pitchfork: Tim Kasher Talks Good Life, Screenplay, Move to L.A ] ] .
Novena on a Nocturn" ( 2000· Better Looking Records)
Black Out" ( 2002· Saddle Creek Records)
*"Album of the Year" (
2004· Saddle Creek Records)
Help Wanted Nights" ( 2007· Saddle Creek Records)
ingles & EPs
Lovers Need Lawyers" ( 2004· Saddle Creek Records) - EP
Heartbroke" ( 2007· Saddle Creek Records) - 7" single
Holiday Matinee, No. 2" ( 2000· Better Looking Records)::song: "Tell Shipwreck I'm Sorry"
NE vs. NC" ( 2002· Redemption Recording Co.)::song: "I Am an Island," "Off the Beaten Path"
Saddle Creek 50" ( 2003· Saddle Creek Records)::songs: "I Am an Island," "Aftercrash"
Amos House Collection" ( 2003· Wishing Tree)::song: "Haunted Homecoming"
Comes With a Smile #12 - Bonus Disk" ( 2004· Comes With a Smile)::song: "Grandma's Gone"
2005· Saddle Creek Records)::song: "New Year's Retribution"
Lovers Need Lawyers( 2005, directed by Nik Fackler)
Heartbroke( 2007, directed by Alan Tanner and Rob Walters)
*The original intent of The Good Life was to provide Tim Kasher with a vehicle to perform songs that did not fit stylistically in with his long-running band Cursive.
Orenda Finkappeared in the music video for "Lovers Need Lawyers."
* [http://www.thegoodlifemusic.com/ Official Website]
* [http://www.saddle-creek.com/html/goodlife_frame.html Saddle Creek page]
* [http://www.thelandsalmon.com/music-mondays/interview-with-the-good-life.html The Land Salmon Interview September 2007]
* [http://www.songmeanings.net/artist.php?aid=9466 The Good Life Song Meanings]
* [http://www.timmcmahan.com/goodlife2.htm Lazy-i Interview: December 2005]
* [http://www.timmcmahan.com/albumoftheyear.htm Lazy-i Interview: October 2004]
* [http://www.timmcmahan.com/goodlife.htm Lazy-i Interview: March 2002]
* [http://www.prefixmag.com/features/the-good-life/interview/16490/ Prefix Video Interview: November 2007]
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