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Cosmo Sheldrake

The Much Much How How and I

TRANSGRESSIVE



cd

Released: 6th Apr 2018

£10.99


lp + download

Released: 6th Apr 2018

£22.99


the prodigiously talented and profoundly unique 27-year-old singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist confounds and thrills on his debut lp – a singular, constantly veering expedition through weird beats, baroque melodicism, cavernous found-sound, pop, and poetry.

‘The Much Much How How and I’ was written under the influence of a diverse group of musicians - ranging from The Beatles and The Kinks to Moondog and Stravinsky - and shaped by Sheldrake’s study of anthropology at the University of Sussex, his longstanding interest in ethnomusicology and a trip to Mardi Gras in New Orleans. it was Produced by Cosmo Sheldrake and Matthew Herbert (Bjork, Mica Levi, London Sinfonietta) and, fittingly, was recorded partly in the studio, and partly in his basement. the brighton/Moroccan performance auteur bunty guests! “Cosmo Sheldrake's debut album, with its many hidden corners, is worth taking several trips into” 4* - the skinny

The Much Much How How and I

Tracklist

  1. Linger Longer
  2. Wriggle
  3. Birth a Basket
  4. Birthday Suit
  5. Come Along
  6. Solar Waltz
  7. Mind of Rocks (Feat. Bunty)
  8. Spring Bottom
  9. Egg and Soldiers
  10. Axolotl
  11. Pliocene
  12. Linger a While
  13. Beetroot Kvass
  14. Hocking