The Route to the Harmonium

James Yorkston - The Route to the Harmonium
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Based on 7 reviews
2019 Ratings: #344 / 631
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Based on 17 ratings
February 22, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Domino / Label
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The chimney above the cat's head looks too much like an ejaculating penis.

Is my main criticism of the album.
James Yorkston jam packs this baby with another eclectic, animated, story book of an album with weird rhythms switching between singing over a guitar and other ragtag instruments and spoken word. My friend had a car with a cassette deck installed and no radio. We had only a random-ass Soft Machine John Peel sessions cassette with us and we'd just let that baby loop. We'd just drive in the night, talk, and listen to the faint sound from the dashboard. I want that same experience again but with ... read more
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Track List

  1. Your Beauty Could Not Save You
  2. The Irish Wars of Independence
  3. Like Bees to Foxglove
  4. Shallow
  5. The Blue of the Thistle
  6. My Mouth Ain't No Bible
  7. Solitary Islands All
  8. The Villages I Have Known My Entire Life
  9. Oh Me, Oh My
  10. Brittle
  11. Yorkston Athletic
  12. A Footnote to an Epitaph
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Added on: November 22, 2018