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James Yorkston

My Mouth Ain't No Bible (Domino)

By • Feb 16th, 2019 • Category: short players

This is a scabrous, scalding track from Yorkston’s forthcoming ‘Road To The Harmonium’ long-player. Released in advance presumably show he is still alive and kicking, it really does the trick.

Coming across like East Fife’s answer to John Cooper Clarke vs Mark E, this is an epic spoken word rant with great instrumentation behind it – scabs are picked, achievement or lack of it is assessed, and my God it is good…

Unusual in its electronic style, as an introduction to Yorkston it could be a bit scary, he is such a nice guy but he obviously felt he had to do this… It is quite amazing, relevatory, transcendent… belting…

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