tUnE-yArDs - Hey Life
Dave says: "This is taken from their 3rd album Nikki Nack out now."
"It shouldn't really work as there is so much going on, a crazy mix of genres, intense percussion and what I love most is the vocals weaving in and out at the end."
tUnE-yArDs is the music project of Merrill Garbus, born in New York but currently residing in Oakland California. When performing live, Garbus creates drum loops on the spot, and layers these with ukulele, and vocals, in addition to electric bass.
The album Nikki Nack is the third full release and dropped on the 5 May 2014 via 4AD Records.
Nikki Nack Album Track Listing:
1. Find a New Way
2. Water Fountain
3. Time of Dark
4. Real Thing
5. Look Around
6. Hey Life
8. Why Do We Dine on the Tots?
9. Stop That Man
10. Wait for a Minute
11. Left Behind
12. Rocking Chair
The album peaked at number 27 in the US Album Charts and number 4 in the US Alternative Album Charts.
Merrill is about to embark on a tour around the United States of America in October, and throughout November will be hitting up gigs around Europe. Musicians on the Nikki Nack tour include Jo Lampert, Dani Markham and Abigail Nesson-Bengson.