The Yawpers announce Human Question for 4/19 release

by Woody on February 20, 2019

Photo credit: Megan Holmes

Words always seem to escape me when describing The Yawpers. They are a force of nature that leave a trail of destruction and a smile on your face (probably a look of bewilderment as well). They’re back with their follow up to Boy In A Well via the fine folks at Bloodshot Records on 4/19. Here’s some info via the PR squad.

Following their critically acclaimed and meticulously plotted concept album Boy in a Well (set in World War I France, concerning a mother who abandoned her unwanted newborn), the Yawpers created Human Question with a contrasting immediacy. The album was written, rehearsed and recorded over a two-month period with Reliable Recordings’ Alex Hall (Cactus Blossoms, JD McPherson) at Chicago’s renowned Electrical Audio. The band tracked live in one room, feeding off the collective energy and adding few overdubs. Through the new approach, 10 songs connect with an organically linked attitude and style.

“I wanted to take a crack at using these songs as therapy, really,” said lead singer and guitarist Nate Cook. “I think I’ve always been inclined to write more towards the dregs of my psyche, and explore my depressions and trauma, rather than describe a way out.”

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