“Yes, I think there’s a sense of counterbalancing the weight of my memoir being concerned with the darkness and haunting aspects of the past,” Phair admitted.

“‘Good Side’ captures the optimism and acceptance I feel even in the face of disappointments.”

The album, meanwhile, will arrive in Spring 2020 and sees her also reuniting with Casey Rice – who played guitars on ‘Exile…’


“We’ll drop in early spring. Worked with Brad Wood, who produced my early records,” she said.

“Casey Rice, engineer and guitarist on my first record Exile In Guyville, has agreed to lend us a few guitar hooks, too.”