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Butcher Boy - Bad Things Happen When It’s Quiet

Damaged Goods
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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..

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