Jim Clements “Not a Lot of Blood” – Listen

Every five years or so, Jim Clements emerges to drop a collection of literate, witty, surreal, gut-wrenching songs, before disappearing again into the shadows. A songwriter’s songwriter in the tradition of Leonard Cohen and Nick Cave, his songs have earned him critical acclaim and a devoted following over his fifteen-year career, and his new track ‘Not a Lot of Blood’ is not so much a riposte to Tony Hancock as a snug, patting rhythm which imbues the music with a gentle rolling motion akin to something between a pitching and yawing cadence. The new album ‘A Failure’ is due October 26th. Hopefully it won’t be.

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Author: Mark Whitfield

Mark Whitfield has been the Editor of Americana UK for the last 17 years and still feels like this is his pretend job, mainly because it is.

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