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Paul Vickers and the Leg – new release – The Greengrocer

The GreengrocerThe Leg has collided head-on with the inimitable Paul Vickers (‘a loveable gonk, a Da Vinci of lyrical invention’ – Mojo) for a third collaborative album – The Greengrocer – released on Pumpkintone in association with the Alter Ego Trading Company.

**** the Scotsman; ****the Skinny, ****the List, ****Is This Music?

Please get in touch to secure a copy of this vinyl only (with download) release via the email address on the contact page above, or through http://www.pumpkinfield.co.uk/. It will also be available at gigs, details of which will be posted here in the usual manner as and when they dribble in.

‘In an increasingly uniform world where the arts are dominated by safe, nice but crushingly boring careerists and corporate lackeys Paul Vickers and the Leg are a blast of dangerous, refreshing, exciting, eccentricity.’ – Best Tuna

‘..the wildest junkyard auteurs to ever embark on a galloping collision course of surrealist lyrical fantasms and stumblebum musical fury.’ – The List

‘…hugely musically impressive even as it does a good impression of demented whimsy.’ – The Scotsman

‘…wonderfully crafted with the intention of creating a joyous and messy yet deliberate collection.’ – Is This Music?

new album release today

oozing a crepuscular light is released today on song, by toad records. it can be purchased here on vinyl.

we are currently working on the launch gig. we’ll keep you posted.

‘no idea is deemed too strange’ – the herald

‘a feral and dysfunctional thrash-folk jug-band’ **** – the list

leg launch gig

thanks to those of you who came and shared our special launch party at william geddes’ bookbinder down wardrop’s court off the royal mile. it was a very special occasion, and our heartfelt thanks to bill for the loan of the venue, the strings – kate miguda, emma lloyd, caroline evens, fiona murdoch, simon graham, elly rooke, jake spence, emma peebles, ellen raissa-jackson, dave townhill, atzi lipsync, wendy wetherby, louise martin and ben williams – each of whom made the night extraordinary, nora for her incredible ears and nimble fingers, and matthew for releasing us. we had a ball and a half.

an eagle to saturn – launch party – 28th april

the leg will be celebrating the launch of their album an eagle to saturn on song by toad records with a party on the 28th april at a secret location in edinburgh’s old town. it promises to be a rather special occasion. if you get in touch and pay in advance for a record you’ll get an invitation.

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