Aint No Fun

Shaun McCrindle

Aint No Fun
Performed By Shaun McCrindle
Album UPC 700261881997
CD Baby Track ID 7781003
Label Shaun McCrindle
Released 2010-11-10
BPM 84
Rated 0
ISRC ushm81281834
Year 2010
Spotify Plays 16
Writer Shaun Mccrindle
Pub Co Shaun Mccrindle
Composer Shaun Mccrindle
Clearance Sync & All Media Uses
Rights Controlled Master and Publishing Grant
Rights One-Stop: Master + 100% Pub Grant
Original/Cover/Public Domain original
Country United Kingdom


Bristol's answer to Jonathan Richman: country-tinged folk-pop with wry, humorous lyrics.


"Wry humour and faultless musical chops highlight this second album from Bristol’s McCrindle as a cut above the rest. From ‘When Tuesday Comes Around’’s exploration of the ethics of pulling a sickie to play a gig (“I know a doctor who loves his music”) to the tale of a treasonable terrine in the Orkneys (‘Swan Song’), there is barely a dull or predictable moment. McCrindle is confident enough, too, to build his stories with concrete detail: cameos for Christmas Steps and Colston Street (the apparently factual ‘Bob Dylan’s In A Joke Shop’), and Park Street in The Divine Comedyish ‘Bristol Babes’ (“Nowhere else compares to Bristol/’Cept for maybe San Francisco”). Shaun McCrindle stakes his claim as Bristol’s own Jonathan Richman. “I ain’t no fun,” he growls towards the end. Oh, come now." (Anna Britten)

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