Popes used to be amazing, until they started shoving their religion down everybody's throats. I don't mind religious ideas in songs like "I Know You Love Me", but it seems like their stage banter nowadays is nothing but "Have you heard the good news"?
I honestly don't get people that tag this as indie, I mean the Instrumental parts are punk, very pop but punk none the less, its just the classic crooners style sung over punk and it makes for lovely combo, it just seems like people are unwilling to believe a punk act can have romantic lyrics and soulful and beautiful vocals, just needed to vent that a little
ebay is a good place to get stuff (i got both "born to quit" and "destination failure" for cheap there). asian man records just released some of their really early work that was first released on various 7"s and compilations; it's called "it's been a long day." totally worth the $8 or whatever they charge. and asian man is a sweet-ass record label that deserves the support.