After the success of 'Colours Are Brighter', an album on which he curated children's songs performed by the likes of Snow Patrol and his own Belle And Sebastian, Mick Cooke has returned with an effort based around life in a zoo. Recorded once again with the help of his band mates, proceeds go to the Save The Children charity.
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'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.