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The Captain Never Fades: Guided By Voices Grows Sweeter with Time

Stevie Chick, Stranger, The, 20 June 2002

ROBERT POLLARD HAS fronted slanted 'n' enchanted prog-punk bubblegum merchants Guided By Voices for two decades, and writing songs, he claims, "since I was eight years old." But, he confides, "I've gotten beyond the pop stage. I'm getting a little old to be writing dumb pop songs like 'Echos Myron.'"

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