Music And Words

A sort of spoken word record by Malcolm Middleton & David Shrigley. Available as Limited Edition vinyl with hand-drawn cover.

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Listening To Slayer

One time Glaswegian David Shrigley’s collaboration and friendship with solo musician Iain Shaw stretches back years, with the duo making a super limited CDr compilation entitled “Awesome” back in 2013. The match is perfect, in a sense. Shrigley’s off-kilter social observational lyricism marries with Shaw’s off-beat delivery to create a separate entity. On Listening To Slayer, Shrigley has penned 3 songs that have been set to music by Shaw with witty, surreal results.

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(also available as a cassette)


Awesome by Iain Shaw and David Shrigley

Contains a version of ‘Dinosaur Egg’



Split Double 7″ Vinyl DS spoken word & Thee Oh Sees with hand drawn covers (by DS). Sold Out.

Shrigley Forced To Speak With Others


This spoken word record was released in 2006 on Azuli Records. It was written and recorded by DS and his old pal Martin Young. It contains the voices of numerous actors and friends of DS as well as DS himself. The original versions of four of these tracks appeared on the Late Night Tales compilation series. A new spoken word record is in the pipeline.

Worried Noodles


This was originally published by Tomlab Records in 2005 as a gatefold record cover containing an empty dust sleeve and a book of drawings with handwritten lyrics to imaginary songs. Tomlab decided to invite recording artists to interpret the lyrics of the original book, the results being released as a double CD with a version of the original book.

The Worried Noodles CD is a compilation of 39 songs from 39 artists. The lyrics are taken from the DS’s ‘Worried Noodles’ songbook published in 2005.


Limited edition record/photographic collaboration with David Grubbs, 2003.


Cover Art

D Shrig has made cover art for…


Malcolm Middleton

Jason Mraz

White Night single

This was put out by Paul Thompson of Franz Ferdinand on his label New Records. Not sure where you can get it from.



… and others.

Music Videos: D Shrig has also made music videos for Blur and Bonnie Prince Billy.

DJing: Shrig DJs from time to time in Glasgow and sometimes elsewhere.