Cockerel // TAR050
By Gabi Garbutt & The Illuminations.
deft fusion of literary lyrics and slinky punk hooks
like a mid-career Beatles album, with nary a note wasted. A statement creating a sense of place and comfort-blanketed zesty nostalgia."
'Lost amongst the dancers beneath a burning crown
At the mercy of a strange euphoric break down
like a kid’s reckless abandon I’m excited when it happens caught up in the tarpaulin as it rises and flattens
Don’t look at me with those eyes they’re made of
something strange and pure
you breaking in with your offerings that I’ve got no reason for
it’s lonely where I am
trying to make something beautiful...'