Butcher Boy are issuing a new EP, their first set of recordings since 2011’s Helping Hands, as an exclusive Record Store Day 2017 release.
The EP, released on a limited edition of 500 gatefold 7” singles by Damaged Goods Records, is a three-part story told from three perspectives and was recorded in Glasgow with long-time collaborator Brian McNeill.
The songs on the record are:-
November 1947, Storm Warning In Effect
July 1950, The Captain is the Whale
November 1951, Bad Things Happen When It’s Quiet
The songs, written over the course of a series of autumn and winter trips to the Cape Cod National Seashore, feature guest vocals from Anna Miles, Moog synthesisers, a choir, a string quartet and a weather radio, bought for twenty-five cents at a holiday fair in Brewster, MA..