Thanks to folks like John Doe, Exene Cervenka and Eddie Spaghetti, there’s long been a path laid out between punk and country. Even so, it’s something of a revelation to hear how different Tiger Army front man Nick 13 sounds without his SoCal psychobilly-leaning punk-pop outfit behind him. He cut part of his new self-titled, countrified solo album here and part in L.A. with a pair of producers who know a thing about West Coast roots and rock — in-demand steel guitarist Greg Leisz and Hollywood honky-tonker James Intveld. 13’s native territory may be a pummeling guitar attack, but on his album it’s actually the youthful, vintage-style twang-pop numbers — like “All Alone,” “Restless Moon” and a remake of Tiger Army’s “In the Orchard” — that reveal his strengths as a vocalist. Turns out he’s got a light, nimble vibrato in the vein of Roy Orbison, only not so operatic.