Moving Up Country

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Moving Up Country
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Studio album by James Yorkston and the Athletes
Released June 4, 2002
Genre Folk music
Length 48:30
Label Domino
Producer Simon Raymonde
James Yorkston and the Athletes chronology
Moving Up Country
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Moving Up Country is an album by James Yorkston and the Athletes.

Released in June 2002, Moving Up Country is the debut studio album by James Yorkston and the Athletes. The album was released on 12" vinyl and on CD. The album was produced by James Yorkston. Among the musicians are Fence Collective luminaries Lone Pigeon and King Creosote.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In Your Hands"
  2. "St. Patrick"
  3. "Sweet Jesus"
  4. "Tender to the Blues"
  5. "Moving Up Country, Roaring the Gospel"
  6. "Cheating the Game"
  7. "I Spy Dogs"
  8. "6:30 Is Just Way Too Early"
  9. "The Patience Song"
  10. "I Know My Love"


  • Kenny Anderson - Producer, Engineer
  • Rob Armstrong - Cittern
  • Wendy Chan - Violin, Vocals, Vibraphone, Soloist
  • Matthew Cooper - Design
  • Sean Dooley - Design, Photography
  • King Creosote - Accordion, Vocals
  • The Lone Pigeon - Percussion, Vocals
  • Doogie Paul - Bass, Vocals, Soloist
  • Faisal Rahman - Percussion, Accordion, Vocals, Lap Steel Guitar, Soloist
  • Simon Raymonde - Mixer
  • Holly Taylor - Soloist, Small Pipes, Whistle
  • Reuben Taylor - Piano, Accordion, Concertina, Harmonium, Organ (Hammond), Vocals, Producer, Engineer, String Arrangements, Soloist
  • James Yorkston - Banjo, Bass, Bouzouki, Clarinet, Guitar, Mandolin, Percussion, Arranger, Vocals, Lap Steel Guitar, Soloist, Producer.

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