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Robyn Hitchcock - Spooked

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Robyn Hitchcock - Spooked - CD
$12.99
Robyn Hitchcock - Spooked - DIGITAL
$9.99

Robyn Hitchcock - Spooked

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01. Television

02. If You Know Time

03. Everybody Needs Love

04. English Girl

05. Demons & Friends

06. Creeped Out

07. Sometimes a Blonde

08. We’re Gonna Live in the Trees

09. Tryin’ to Get to Heaven Before They Close the Door

10. Full Moon in My Soul

11. Welcome to Earth

12. Flanagan’s Song

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Yep Roc Records is proud to release Spooked, a collaboration by English singer-songwriter/eccentric Robyn Hitchcock and acclaimed Americana duo Gillian Welch and David Rawlings. Over Hitchcock's long and varied career - from his punk-era roots with the Soft Boys and their Syd Barrett-esque; psychedelic pop, his solo releases and albums with the Egyptians - the songsmith, artist and actor (he's in Jonathan Demme's remake of The Manchurian Candidate) never fails to delight with a carefully turned phrase or a perfect musical moment. The idea for the album was sown during a Welch/Rawlings London performance attended by Robyn and his wife, Says Robyn: "It was a brilliant affair; Gillian and David walked on stage carrying their guitars and never once used pick-ups on them. They played music that seemed to come from no particular era, but was rooted back centuries ago." A post-show conversation revealed the duo to be long-time Hitchcock fans (they'd had him sign an album in the early '80s!) and a friendship was struck up, with plans to record if the opportunity arose. Finding himself with a "fresh catch of songs thrashing in my notebook" and a cache of Dylan songs dancing in his head, Robyn joined Gillian and David at Nashville's Woodland Studios and let the tape - and the music -- roll. Naturally. Says Robyn: "We sat in a cluster by the studio window, singing and playing live, using neither headphones nor pick-ups. Nobody even counted the songs in; we always started playing together, and the tape always seemed to be rolling. It was like a child's drawing of a recording session. For me it was an extraordinarily good dream. To sit there with people I admired but had barely met, and to so quickly feel natural playing music with them was something rare indeed."After listening toSpooked; we think you'll agree.

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Track List (use ordered list)

01. Television
02. If You Know Time
03. Everybody Needs Love
04. English Girl
05. Demons & Friends
06. Creeped Out
07. Sometimes a Blonde
08. We’re Gonna Live in the Trees
09. Tryin’ to Get to Heaven Before They Close the Door
10. Full Moon in My Soul
11. Welcome to Earth
12. Flanagan’s Song