Leeds' O Fracas are certainly an interesting prospect on the evidence of their first EP. Factfinding.
While the angular guitars and arch vocals of the title track suggest a desperate lunge at zeitgeisty pop, there is a good enough experimental spirit on display, in the quirky rhythm changes and unexpected twists and turns, to make this a worthwhile investment of your time and money.
'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.