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Wednesday 14 September 2016

Just Beyond the River

2004's  Just Beyond the River on the Domino label was the second album by James Yorkston and the Athletes and their most successful in chart terms reaching the dizzying heights of number 155 on the UK album charts.
The album is produced by Keiran Hebden aka Four Tet
A native of Fife Mr Yorkston has connections with the Fence Collective and was a childhood friend and neighbour of DJ Vic Galloway
He was working in a bookshop in Edinburgh when he sent a single to John Martyn leading to him supporting Martyn on tour where he was spotted by Laurence Bell of Domino Records.

A recent find in a Stranraer charity shop.

James Yorkston & the Athletes - Shipwreckers

James Yorkston & the Athletes - Hermitage


  1. Now that's a nice story. Good pick up.

  2. Great tracks. Swc

  3. Great find. He's part of a tremendous bill being pulled together by Randolph's Leap next month.

    Having gone along to all three of the previous ICDTTM events I can vouch for how great they are. Fully intend to be at this one too.