Lippy Magazine is excited to see Xtra Mile Recordings label mates Skinny Lister and Beans On Toast, coming to Stylus on November 21st. Beans On Toast (Jay McAllister), describing himself as a “drunk folk singer”, is an honest and humorous alt-folk musician, touching on themes ranging from the political to love. He has released a selection of songs on YouTube ahead of the release of his next album CUSHTY, due out on December 1st, in keeping with tradition, (a new album every year on that day since h50 song long debut in 2009). McAllister’s relationship with his fans is clear through standout track Jamie and Lilly, written for two of his fans whose relationship his music had had an impact upon. McAllister boasts links with hugely popular Frank Turner, Turner having produced a Beans On Toast album, and subsequently bringing McAllister on tour as a support.
Skinny Lister have a similar folk vibe, touring with 2016 release The Devil, the Heart and the Fight, which they recently re-released in a deluxe edition featuring two new songs: Thing Like That and Christmas Calls, a tune to get everyone in the mood for the festive season. The Stylus show is the beginning of a fifteen show long run in the UK, off the back of an extensive European tour, drinking and dancing their way around the UK with their energetic live show.
Get a taste here:
Beans on Toast with Jamie and Lilly https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=mNsb92khhlo
Skinny Lister with Christmas Calls: https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=N9h3MzHTzTE