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LISTEN: New Richard Youngs
Christian Eede , October 11th, 2016 15:54

Youngs shares first taste of 146th release; listen below

Richard Youngs will release his latest album, The Rest Is Scenery, this December, via Glass Redux, and you can take a listen to a track from it, entitled 'Hey! Hey! Hey! Utopia', above right now.

Youngs' releases total well over 100 by now - the release of The Rest Is Scenery marks his 146th in fact. "This remains a collection of songs that can be covered by anyone within hours of picking up a guitar," says Youngs of the album. "Liberated from dexterity, all that is required is the holding down of two fingers and a steady strum. At the core of each is one chord. The rest is scenery."

The track itself eludes an air of paranoia in its frenetic squalls of feedback amongst a simple, repeating guitar chord rolling out across its three-minute length, and Youngs' treated vocals sitting atop it all.

Youngs will tour the album following its release and you can find a list of his upcoming dates below while you can pre-order the album here.

Richard Youngs UK Tour Dates

October

29th - The Old Haidressers, Glasgow

November

13th - Oslo, London w/ Lee Ranaldo & El Rayo
14th - Rose Hill Tavern, Brighton
15th - Hairy Dog, Derby w/ Lee Ranaldo & El Rayo
16th - Summerhall, Edinburgh w/ Lee Ranaldo & El Rayo
17th - Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds w/ Lee Ranaldo & El Rayo
18th - Arts Centre, Colchester w/ Lee Ranaldo & El Rayo

January

6th - Cafe Oto, London
7th - Cafe Oto, London

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