The Pearlfishers – The Young Picnickers


we’re gonna save the summer
an ordinary day out in the suburbs
we’ll get by
blue december


you justify my life
battersea bardot
the young picnickers
once there was a man


over & over
every day i read your stars
strawberries in the snow
stella painted joy

D  bonus tracks

already there
david vs. godzilla
the loneliest bonfire
since you’ve asked

david scott · piano, guitars, bass, percussion, autoharp and vocals
brian mcalpine · piano, organ, guitars and percussion
jim gash · drums and percussion
gabriel telerman · guitars
deepak bahl · bass
amy geddes · fiddles
robert mairs · banjo on C4 & D2
norman blake · backing vocals on A1
derek star · drums on A2, B2, B3, B4, D4

recorded february – october 1998 at watercolour music, east kilbride arts centre & on the fruitmobile
engineered by nik turner, david & brian · mastered by paul mcgeechan at paw paw productions & norman nitzsche at calyx

words and music by david scott
“once there was a man” by david scott & brian mcalpine
“you justify my life” by david scott & duglas t stewart
“david vs. godzilla” by david scott, brian mcalpine & margaret daly
“since you’ve asked” by judy collins

all songs published by marina songs
“you justify my life“ (marina songs/complete music)
“since you’ve asked“ (copyright control)

“once there was a man” is for frank and elke

cover painting by moritz R · art direction & design by stefan kassel

executive producers · stefan kassel & frank lähnemann

release date: February 18, 2022 (MA 91)

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