Jarvis Cocker and Steve Mackey of Pulp have re-mixed Looper‘s ‘Up A Tree Again’ under the name The Chocolate Layers. Jarvis also contributed backing vocals.
The track appears as the third track on the new Looper single ‘Who’s Afraid Of Y2K?’ backed with a re-recorded version of ‘Up A Tree Again’ released on 18 October. The first track is a new track while the original version of ‘Up A Tree Again’ appears on the debut album ‘Up A Tree’.
Sound samples of both ‘Who’s Afraid Of Y2K?’ and ‘Up A Tree Again’ are on Looper‘s website
Looper is the side project of Stuart David of Belle and Sebastian, he also releases a novel Nalda Said on the same day and will be touring Virgin and Borders to promote it. The shows will feature readings from the book followed by films and a performance by Looper.
The October dates are:
Glasgow Virgin Megastore (16) London Oxford Street Virgin Megastore (18) London Oxford Street Borders (19) Brighton Borders event at Sallis Benney Theatre (20) Oxford Virgin Megastore (21) Leeds Virgin Megastore (22).
Contact the shops for further information.