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Tar Baby EP


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Easy Jean 03:23
Tar Baby 02:46
Blue Nova 03:38


Tar Baby is the first release from MOLE, the new solo project of singer/songwriter J. Maizlish Mole. It is the first of four EP releases from the forthcoming double album Danger Island, begun in 2012 and kickstarted toward completion late last year. Play it loud.


released May 13, 2015

Produced by J. Maizlish Mole
Executive producers Dorian McFarland, Mike Hall, Pete Fraser

J. Maizlish Mole – vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, percussion
Tom Ash – bass guitar, electric guitar (2)
Felix Weldon – drums, percussion, backing vocals (1)
Louis Vause – grand piano (1, 4)
John Edwards – double bass
Pete Fraser – baritone saxophone
Gustavo Clayton Marucci – tenor saxophone, bass clarinet
Ansuman Biswas – tabla and shaker (3)
Ben Standage – upright piano and Fender rhodes (2)
Christopher Alcock – electric guitar (1)
Dorian McFarland – backing vocals (3)
Alice Ballantine – backing vocals (1, 4)

Basic tracks recorded by Max Taylor at Southgate Road (2, 3), Brian O’Shaughnessy at Bark Studio (1) and Ben Standage at Hervey Road (4), London. Overdubs recorded at Southgate and Gobsmack, London, and Wall to Wall, Chicago. Cleaning services by Nick Robbins at Sound Mastering.

Mixed and mastered by Ben Standage, gotmics.com

Songs and artwork by J. Maizlish Mole
Published by Wardlaw Banks Ltd

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Singer, songwriter, artist, bandleader. Born in California on a Saturday night. Lives in London. Formerly of Marseille Figs and the Jupiter Band.

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