Recently his work has veered toward a permanent vacation feel, with many references to escaping modern society's suburban lifestyle and trying to avoid a mid-life crisis. The early musical feel of Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers was a noticeable change from Clyne's previous works with The Refreshments. Whereas The Refreshments had a prominent lead guitar and edgy southwestern rock feel, The Peacemakers initially displayed a heavier country influence along with focusing more on the singer-songwriter aspect. Roger Clyne and PH Naffah were originally joined by former Gin Blossom, Scott Johnson who left to rejoin his former band in 2002. Also in the mix was Steve Larson, former guitarist for another Tempe band, Dead Hot Workshop, who had already been playing with the Peacemakers by that time. In January, 2009 it was announced that Steve Larson would be departing "The Peacemakers" and would be replaced by Railbenders frontman Jim Dalton on lead guitar. Also joining Roger & P.H.
was bass player Danny White. In early 2004, shortly after the release of ¡Americano!, Danny White left the Peacemakers to start his own recording studio in Nashville, Tennessee. He was replaced by Nick Scropos, who at the time, was the bassist for another Tempe band, Gloritone. Scropos was the bass player for The Peacemakers when they originally formed, however he departed after having only recorded the bass track for one song, the crowd favorite Green & Dumb, due to a previous obligation to Gloritone.
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