Four years after Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society, Scottish singer-songwriter and musician James Yorkston annonced the release of a new album. The Route to the Harmonium is out on February 22nd, 2019 via Domino Records. It was co-produced with David Wrench (the mixer and producer who has worked with the likes of Caribou, Four Tet, Frank Ocean, FKA Twigs and David Byrne) and was recorded in the small Scottish fishing village of Cellardyke, where he lives.
“My Mouth Ain’t No Bible” is the first excerpt. Watch the official video below.
James words about the new release: “I guess, as a musician and writer, I find myself reacting to what goes on around. So, this album is about life, the life that carries on around me. There’s family, place, and the being away from family that the life of a touring musician brings… But there’s also reference to friends departed – the hows, the whys – When a friend jumps ship it’s always a haymaker to the gut, you know? And this album is about them, but it’s more about us, us who are left behind…”