Album - New. Release date: 30/10/20 Black Vinyl
The notion of pure, classic songwriting is one of the core aspects of Apple and Oh Yeah is Cook’s most direct attempt. The track begins with his untreated vocals placed atop a strummed acoustic guitar singing the entrancing main hook.
Cook further states: “‘Apple’ is my own take on Personal Computer Music. I've always been interested in the blurred line between bedroom and professional studio production, and at what point a personality either gets created or accidentally takes shape. For me there's a great sense of freedom in combining something slick with something naive - a reality where anything could happen. In calling the album Apple, I wanted to draw attention to one of the simplest, most everyday objects, which somehow contains references to almost everything imaginable - from computers to The Beatles, New York to Snow White, and an entire world of history and mythology. A little free advertising doesn't hurt”
7G’s seven instruments (Drums, Guitar, Supersaw, Piano, Nord, Spoken Word, Extreme Vocals) form the sound palette of Apple. Described by Cook as “threatening to be an instrumental producer album, then becoming a songwriter album”, the album features some of his most ambitious and emotional songwriting, as well as his most vivid sonic ideas as a producer. Together, 7G and Appleshowcase Cook’s sheer breadth of ideas, and illustrate why he’s one of the most vital artists working today.