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Baker's Dozen

Tales From The Barrelhouse: A James Yorkston Baker's Dozen
The Quietus , August 21st, 2014 12:18

With his new album The Cellardyke Recording And Wassailing Society, featuring contributions from Alexis Taylor, KT Tunstall, The Pictish Trail and more, out this week, the Fife singer-songwriter writes us a special Baker's, cherry-picking favourite tracks from his old Edinburgh club night


Home – 'Dreamer'
I don't know anything about this band, I just love this one track. People used to say to me, "Ah, you can't love this - it sounds like Crosby, Stills & Nash!" Or worse: "It sounds like the Eagles." I have no idea. It just sounds like it is, which is damn good. That's enough isn't it? It is for me. Memory tells me that people didn't seem to dance so much to this one, despite the funky bass playing going on.