Yung Wu

Shore Leave

Bar/None BRNCD266
  • LP: Includes download, RSD 2018, ltd. edition incl. Flexi Disc (2 tracks)
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The Feelies percussionist, Dave Weckerman, takes center stage as the primary singer / songwriter for Yung Wu, a 1987 Feelies side project that includes all of the Good Earth era members plus John Baumgartner, keyboardist for The Trypes and Speed the Plough. Shore Leave leans towards more acoustic guitars and simplified drumming that trades the Feelies’ neurotic intensity for a more pop gentleness.

Produced by Glenn Mercer and Bill Million and originally released on Coyote Records, it was largely overlooked at the time but is considered among Feelies enthusiasts to be an important part of their discography. Shore Leave is a minor classic of 80s jangle pop ripe for rediscovery.

Limited edition LP + Flexi Disc contains 1980 Dave Weckerman single with the original version of the title track "Shore Leave" along with a rare b-side "Out of Baby’s Reach".

Yung Wu: Shore Leave

Shore Leave Yung Wu 2' 32''
The Empty Pool Yung Wu 2' 40''
Aspiration Yung Wu 3' 48''
Spinning Yung Wu 3' 36''
Big Day Yung Wu 4' 44''
Eternal Ice Yung Wu 2' 50''
Strange Little Man Yung Wu 3' 08''
Return To Zion Yung Wu 3' 08''
Child of the Moon Yung Wu 4' 17''
Powderfinger Yung Wu 4' 22''
Modern Farmer Yung Wu 2' 39''

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