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Sleaford Mods Share New Track, 'Shortcummings'
Luke Turner , December 2nd, 2020 16:09

It's the second song to be unveiled from forthcoming album 'Spare Ribs'

Sleaford Mods have released a new track, 'Shortcummings', from their forthcoming album, Spare Ribs.

We can tell you now that the record is one of the best releases we've heard from the early months of 2021, with 'Shortcummings' following on from lead track 'Mork N Mindy', which the duo unveiled in October alongside the announcement of the album. 'Shortcummings' is a deviously catchy, jumpy bass track about, well, you can guess, and you can watch the video for the song above.

"I wrote the lyrics to 'Shortcummings' in late 2019 after becoming annoyed by Dominic Cummings' increased unelected presence," says Sleaford Mods' Jason Williamson. "The arrogance of the privileged generally leads to short, short short, short, short cummings in a momentary centre stage at the cost of untold human misery and exploitation of public money."

He continues: "In the case of Cummings who exactly knows what he lost when he walked out of number 10's front door, it looked staged or, given what I suspect is his sense of intellectual superiority, perhaps one last show of bizarre defiance. But there is no defiance when you come from privileged stock, just pistols at dawn. Posh hamsters going at each other. It's just so fucking tiresome, as we lumpily coexist, us and the elite. The fortress of control is too strong and indeed there is no denying now, that there is powerlessness in the idea of revolt in this modern day daylight robbery."

Check tQ in January for a big interview with Williamson and Andrew Fearn on Spare Ribs, the perils of online discourse, self-doubt, the British male, and porn, and find details of the duo's recent EP, available exclusively to tQ subscribers, here.

Rough Trade will release Spare Ribs on January 15, 2021.