Phil Nichol's new album released for download today
Andrew Mickel24 February 2014
Phil Nichol's first solo album, Late Night Electric Watermelon, has been released for download.
The album is available via Bandcamp and features guest stars including Richard Causon, Tom Fry and Steve Pretty.
It features tracks from the last twenty years, since Nichol was in Corky and The Juice Pigs, who themselves created three albums.
Here's a few videos from the new offering...
Kill Yourself, featuring Bec Hill and one of her amazing pieces of knitwear:
Helen Keller's Feller, with a vid from Bec again and Abandoman's James Hancox:
I Am The Rust, video by Mushybees:
And The Warning of Greasy Fist Joe, by Chris Lince:
And a tracklisting:
Clown's Nose - A classic rock song about getting into a fight with a clow
Rust - A hard rocking guitar tune sung by Rust
Haemophiliac Albino Cowboys - A country lament about the song HACs
Nipple - Spoken story about some crazy parent
Do the Dukes - A jaunty banjo led number about the The Dukes of Hazzard
Emotionally Challenged Girl - a love song
Do Everything That You Not Supposed To - A a very wrong beat poem
Kill Yourself - A Big Band Vegas style number about the different ways to do yourself in.
Pancreas - A spoof children's song
Bitter Song - a punk anthem about breaking up and saying goodbye.
Sleazy - Flamenco Spanish Jibberish
Snow White on Ice - Spoken word story about the Ice Capade
Rohypnol - A slow rocking psychedelic ode to alternative lifestyles
Helen Keller’s Feller - A punky song about Helen Keller’s man
The Warning of Greasy Fist Joe - A classic haunted trucker song.
String - A children's poem turned on it's head.
Norwegian Stalkers Requiem - Stars Kirsty Newton singing to her Stalkee
The Hulk - A spoken word warning to the Hulk
Hometown - A bouncy number about the people I hated growing up
Billie Holiday - A Jazz number tribute to Lady Day
Cruel World - A slow acoustic song for an ex-friend
Can't Say That to Me - A horn infused blues number about the nature of offence.
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