“This is the last song we recorded at RAK,” explains frontman Oli Burslem, “and it’s definitely my favourite. It sums the whole record up. I guess it’s inspired by mortality and memories of loved ones past and present. It also features my good friend John Coxon on piano and harmonica without whom I doubt the band would be where we are today. If it’s the last piece of music I ever make I’ll be happy.”
The track comes with a video featuring previously-unseen footage from cult filmmaker and photographer John Kayser, directed by John Kayser.
‘Pursuit of Momentary Happiness’ is released on 8th February via Third Man Records / Virgin EMI.
Yak tour the UK and Ireland from late March.
29 Birmingham Castle & Falcon
30 Norwich Arts Centre
1 Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
2 Oxford O2 Academy 2
3 London Dome
5 Leeds Brudenell Social Club
6 Nottingham Bodega Social Club
8 Liverpool Arts Club
9 Manchester YES
10 Hull Polar Bear
11 Newcastle Cluny
12 Glasgow King Tut’s
13 Dublin Whelans
Watch the video for ‘This House Has No Living Room’ below.
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