Just Beyond the River

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Just Beyond the River
Just beyond the river.jpg
Studio album by James Yorkston and the Athletes
Released 2004
Genre Folk
Length 48:30
Label Domino
Producer Kieran Hebden
James Yorkston and the Athletes chronology
Moving Up Country
(2002)
Just Beyond the River
(2004)
The Year of the Leopard
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 7.6/10 link
Uncut 4/5 stars link

Released in October 2004, Just Beyond the River is the second studio album by James Yorkston and the Athletes. The album was released on 12" vinyl and on CD, initial copies of the CD came with a 3-track CD of folk standards and original compositions. The album was produced by Kieran Hebden (aka Four Tet).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Heron"
  2. "Shipwreckers"
  3. "Surf Song"
  4. "Hermitage"
  5. "Hotel"
  6. "This Time Tomorrow"
  7. "Banjo #1"
  8. "We Flew Blind"
  9. "Edward" (traditional)
  10. "Banjo #2"
  11. "The Snow It Melts the Soonest" (traditional)

Bonus CD[edit]

  1. "Lowlands Away" / "Don't Leave Home"
  2. "Fearsome Fairytale Lover" / "Safe Havers"
  3. "Under the Moon" / "Higher Germanie"

Personnel[edit]

  • James Yorkston – Banjo, bouzouki, guitar, arranger, concertina, vocals
  • Jon Bews – Fiddle, violin
  • Wendy Chan – Vocals, small pipes
  • Kieran Hebden – Slide guitar
  • Doogie Paul – Bass, bouzouki, percussion, glockenspiel, cocals
  • Faisal Rahman – Dulcimer, banjo, percussion
  • Holly Taylor – Whistling
  • Reuben Taylor – Piano, accordion, harpsichord, glass

Technical personnel[edit]

  • Matthew Cooper – Design
  • Sean Dooley – Design, photography
  • Kieran Hebden – Producer
  • Sean Mage – Mastering
  • David Wench – Engineer

External links[edit]