Peter Perrett of The Only Ones released ‘How the West Was Won,’ his first new LP in 20 years (stream it)
Peter Perrett fronted The Only Ones, whose 1978 single "Another Girl, Another Planet" remains one of the great songs from the late '70s new wave era. Apart from his shortlived '90s band The One, and the occasional Only Ones reunions, Perrett has been dormant musically, but has just released his first-ever solo album, How the West Was Won, via Domino. Charting his romance and life with his wife Zena (whom he married in 1970 at age 18), it really is an epic story and he made the album with his two sons. His instantly recognizable vocals remain in fine shape, and the songs -- given a Spaghetti Western scope here -- are pretty great too. Watch the video for "How the West Was Won" (directed by onetime JAMC member Douglas Hart) and stream the whole LP via Spotify below.