Cut Worms

Nobody Lives Here Anymore

£23.99
  • Cut Worms - Nobody Lives Here Anymore
9th October 2020 / 2LP or CD / Jagjaguwar

Cut Worms

Nobody Lives Here Anymore

£23.99
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A new double album of lonesome twangs and razor sharp lyrics.

+ Indie shop version LP is pressed on limited 'coke bottle clear' coloured vinyl.

The shopping malls have closed down, the dressing rooms are filled with ghosts, and the carousel is covered in cobwebs. Nobody Lives Here Anymore, the latest and greatest from Max Clarke as Cut Worms, is the haunted reverie of an American landscape in-and-out of Clarke’s mind. Recorded between May and November 2019 in Memphis, Tennessee, the album is a snow globe of the mid-twentieth-century’s popular music filled with chiming guitars, honkey tonk pianos, and Telstar organs.

A constant creator - be it his Cut Worms alter-ego or his day-job illustration work (designing brand logos and beer labels with madhouse technicolor pictures) - writing and making records has always been Max’s driving force. So after an extensive eighteen-months of touring in support of 2017’s 'Alien Sunset' and 2018’s 'Hollow Ground', he set about sifting through the fragment pieces and sketches of tunes he’d accumulated, along with a jet-stream of new compositions, mining his life-long devotion to the lost American songbook for inspiration. By the time he flew to Memphis to work with producer Matt Ross-Spang at Sam Phillips Studio, he’d stockpiled more than thirty new songs.

A loss of innocence lingers through this 80-minute opus as Clarke attempts to harbor love and meaning inside a world that sold itself out. He explores the wistfulness of the past in search of answers for tomorrow. And while his grand anthems overflow with timeless pop charm, his ability to dig deeper than lollipops and holding hands sets his work apart from the days of 45s and Top of the Pops.

1. The Heat Is On
2. Unnatural Disaster 
3. Last Words To A Refugee
4. All The Roads
5. Every Once In A While
6. Looks Like Rain
7. A Love So Fine
8. Veteran's Day
9. Sold My Soul 
10. Castle In The Clouds 
11. Baby Come On 
12. Walk With Me
13. I Won't Get It Right
14. Always On My Mind
15. The Golden Sky
16. God Bless The Day 
17. Cave of Phantoms

Format /2LP or CD
Released /9th October 2020
Catalogue / JAG359LP-C1
Barcode / 656605235936
Artist / Cut Worms
Label /Jagjaguwar
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