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One Liners: Derek Smalls, Wild Beasts, A Savage and Jack Cooper

By | Published on Thursday 18 January 2018

Derek Smalls

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Spinal Tap bassist Derek Smalls (aka comedian Harry Shearer) is set to release his debut solo album ‘Smalls Change (Meditations On Ageing)’. Among the guests on the album are Peter Frampton, Donald Fagen, Dweezil Zappa, Rick Wakeman, Richard Thompson, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai and The Hungarian Studio Orchestra. Here’s first single, ‘Smalls Change’.

• Wild Beasts have released a video for their new ‘live in the studio’ version of ‘All The King’s Men’. The track is taken from their farewell ‘live in the studio’ album ‘Last Night All My Dreams Came True’.

• Parquet Courts’ A Savage and Ultimate Painting’s Jack Cooper will be touring together later this month. As well as performing their own solo sets, they will also play in each other’s backing bands. Dates finish at The Garage in London on 2 Feb.

• Check out our weekly Spotify playlist of new music featured in the CMU Daily – updated every Friday.

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