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REVIEW: Yak – ‘Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness’ (Virgin EMI / Universal)

Yak’s second album ‘Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness’ is a study in the tunnel-vision madness of the creative process and striving to get what you want.

REVIEW: Yak – ‘Alas Salvation’ (Octopus Electrical)

by Ollie Rankine We can all remember Alex Turner’s triumphant, mic-drop acceptance speech following AM’s Album of the Year victory at the 2014 BRIT Awards. “Rock ‘n’ roll will never die” was his ego-encased message to the watching world. Two years later, it seems fitting that his choice of support act to accompany The Last Shadow Puppets’ latest venture reinforces his statement’s sincerity accordingly.