King Creosote (plus band)

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    King Creosote Photo Credit Ross Trevail- 300 dpi

    If you build a fence then you have to treat it, as any DIY buff will tell you. You have to make it durable; to help it help us weather storms. Fife’s Kenny Anderson realised this when forming micro-label, Fence, in 1994 and so he treated it, then treated us, with an alt-pop alter-ego: King Creosote. Anderson has become of Scotland’s most acclaimed and prolific, singer-songwriters: a squeezebox Casanova with a cosmic wordplay fetish, whose voice leaves gentle devastation in its wake. He was short-listed for 2011’s Mercury Prize thanks to Diamond Mine, his sublime collaboration with Jon Hopkins. Other key LPs in the KC canon include Kenny and Beth’s Musakal Boat Rides (2003), Rocket DIY (2005), KC Rules OK (2005) Bombshell (2007), Flick the Vs (2009) and his live-only album, My Nth Bit of Strange. In 2014, Anderson completed his first-ever film soundtrack for From Scotland With Love. The film weaves Scottish archive film footage with KC compositions. Creatively King Creosote continues to thrive and the Domino Recording Co will release Kenny’s highly anticipated new album – Astronaut Meets Appleman in September this year.