Release date: July 8th 2013
An old fashioned grand alchemist. Jaycock has trawled the Cornish visions that keep him awake at night to sculpt his fifth full length release. Melancholic and sometimes cryptic but warm and playful at the same time. These ten songs recorded direct to tape have evolved into a recording that could easily have found a home on Harvest or Dandelion as much as Tompkins Square.
Somewhere in the world the David Stoughton lone Elektra album ‘Transformer’ is being used to soundtrack a Svankmajer movie. This is the world that we want David A Jaycock to tour in.
"It’s classic-sounding stuff, hushed and personal and yet sweepingly dramatic and quietly compelling." [Norman Records]
"Yorkston has described Ten Songs as the best album of the year so far, and it would foolish not to listen to him. Jaycock has crafted an album that is eerie, eclectic and often beautiful. It deserves to bring him wider acclaim." [folkradio.co.uk]
"Combining aspects of rustic, pastoral and the occasional daubing of delta folk blues essences (the latter best exemplified by the shrill becoming beauty of the misty eyed prairie ramble that is ’tangles’ where sitting on Jaycock‘s creative shoulder you‘ll find John Fahey" [Losing Today]