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Yenkee drops great new single ‘Dolly’ on Soft Boy Records

Yenkee drops great new single ‘Dolly’ on Soft Boy Records


Corkman Graham Cooney aka Yenkee is a reliable maker of fine music.

Yenkee’s bright and breezy guitar pop tunes are a Nialler9 favourite.

After the recent single ‘Drive’, Yenkee’s ‘Dolly’ offers a rollicking hazy time of a tune and a fun video to (cowboy) boot starring Cooney, Ruth Hodder who did produced and did creative direction and Kojaque, who directs.

Cooney says:

‘Dolly’ is a song about daydreaming; it’s lyrics and tone shape-shift from fantasising about Hollywood parties and white limousines to realising the banal, monotonous reality of your existence, and the song reflects on what it would be like to be someone else for a day.

The song is released on Soft Boy Records.

Yenkee is playing Sin E and The Lighthouse in Dublin next week(*caveat for all gigs at the moment) and supporting Kojaque on tour.


Staying up faded late on my phone
Heads been jaded leave me alone
Terrible trouble, pain in the head
I’m seeing double bacon and eggs
I got a new percolator ready to go
Never felt greater leave me alone
Terrible trouble pain in the head
I’m seeing double bacon and eggs

Swim in you like cream in coffee
Get between my sheets and honey
Show you what I mean like Dolly

Bruises on your knees are funny
Shoulder tasting sweet like honey
Drive white limousines like Dolly
And time is frozen

And time will tame and dull
But you know I’m a fool for a woman like you
Tell me honey where you been so long?

As youth’s elation lulls
Lips can sip the morning dew
Tell me how is it where we belong?

I dream most every day
Of houses baked in LA heat
Time is tearing them from limb to limb

I shaved my face today
but now I’m going back to bed
don’t wake me til the money comes

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