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Billy Nomates - Billy Nomates Vinyl LP 2020

£23.99
Cat no. INV240LP
Track Listing

Track 1. Modern Hart
Track 2. Hippy Elite
Track 3. Happy Misery
Track 4. No
Track 5. Supermarket Sweep
Track 6. FNP
Track 7. Mudslinger
Track 8. Call in Sick
Track 9. Fat White Man
Track 10. Wild Arena
Track 11. Escape Artist

Billy nomates, the fierce, funny, outspoken force of nature who hails from melton mowbray and now flits between bournemouth and Bristol, has arrived to rattle Cages. The songs on her debut album all come from a place of defiance. Rebellion against Brexit. Against soul-snapping, dead-ends jobs and zero-hours contracts. Against gender inequality, sexual harassment and festivals with obligatory female acts hidden in the small print. Billy's songs lampoon the same bleak reality satirised by her beloved Scarfolk website and explored so abrasive in the fringe theatre she finds solace in. Musically, there are snatches of Nick Cave's rumbling sprechgesang; the "off-the-wall-ness of musicians like Captain Beefheart"; Sleaford Mods' Febrile post-punk; the groove some LoFi art-rock of sonic Youth; and the brassy Americana of Emmylou Harris. What dominates, though, is a feeling of release. Of letting it all Out. The track 'supermarket sweep' Features guest vocals by Jason Williamson of Sleaford Mods. Lp is pressed on yellow vinyl, housed in a heavyweight spined sleeve with Gold foil text print. Includes printed insert with handwritten lyrics and digital download card.