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Daniel Johnston releasing comic book comp featuring UMO, Jake Bugg

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Daniel Johnston

Having appeared, as if by strange magic, amid the line-up listings for Primavera Sound/Optimus Primavera this year, Daniel Johnston has since published details of a new compilation LP he’s releasing on 22 Apr.

It’s designed to soundtrack part-time artist Johnston’s first comic book, ‘Space Ducks: An Infinite Comic Book of Musical Greatness’, and will feature his original tracks plus ‘Space Ducks’-themed musings by Eleanor Friedberger, Fruit Bats, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and… Jake Bugg. All physical editions of the disc will be sold with a copy of the mag attached.

This is its tracklisting:

Daniel Johnston – Space Ducks Theme Song
Daniel Johnston – American Dream
Daniel Johnston – Sense Of Humor
Fruit Bats – Evil Magic
Jake Bugg – Man On The Moon
Daniel Johnston – Mean Girls Give Pleasure
Eleanor Friedberger – Come Down
Daniel Johnston – Wanting You
Daniel Johnston – Mask
Daniel Johnston – Mountain
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Satanic Planet
Die Mason Die – My Favorite Cage
Lavender Diamond – Moment Of Laughter
Deer Tick – Space Ducks


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