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Richard Youngs

Sapphie

Label: Jagjaguwar

Format: Vinyl LP

Genre: Experimental

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€18.00
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Now available for the first time as a vinyl LP. Originally issued as CD in 1998 by Oblique Recordings, Sapphie was Richard Youngs' fifth solo full-length and quite a unique album in his already unique oeurve. Made up of three acoustic tracks -- spanning over 37 minutes in length -- featuring just classical guitar and voice, Sapphie is quiet and introspective. The songs feel like an intimate journey by hand through a song cycle of loss and renewal. Within the context of his massive and ever-growing body of work, Sapphie is his most song-based and arguably his most personal. Fans of reclusive sages like Nick Drake, Anne Briggs and Robert Wyatt will most appreciate the timeless quality inherent in Youngs' songs.

Details
Cat. number: JAG 19
Year: 2006
Notes:
Recorded direct to DAT at Ruskin Heights, Glasgow in November 1997. Originally issued in 1998 by Oblique Recordings, CD reissue on Jagjaguwar was released in 2000.