The 1998 album Sexy World was the last by the Glasgow outfit The Yummy Fur, whose previous records made LL Cool J reach for his Beastie Boys and Monkees comparisons. Sexy World is grimy and ramshackle, with the vocodered “Playboy Japan 1971″ standing out as one of our favorite songs (fun fact: we first heard it on Virgin Atlantic’s in-flight radio). Frontman John McKeown is now playing in 1990s with the band’s original bassist, Jamie McMorrow; the drumming on Sexy World was handled by Franz Ferdinand’s Paul Thomson.
Yummy Fur – Playboy Japan 1971 [MP3, link expired]
Yummy Fur – British Eyeballs Ltd. [MP3, link expired]
The Yummy Fur [mylegendarygirlfriend.co.uk]