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Rustin Man “Plays Poker with God on a Train” in the Video for New Song “Judgement Train”

Drift Code Due Out February 1 via Domino

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Rustin Man is the project of Paul Webb, the former bassist of 1980s icons Talk Talk. In 2002 he released one album under the name Rustin Man, a collaborative record with Beth Gibbons of Portishead entitled Out of Season. Webb is releasing a new solo album as Rustin Man, Drift Code, on February 1 via Domino. Previously he shared its first single, “Vanishing Heart,” via a video for the song (it was one of our Songs of the Week). Now he has shared another song from the album, “Judgement Train,” also via a video. Webb describes the song and video as “the Marx Brothers in a musical version of Apocalypse Now” and in the video Webb is “playing poker with God on a train.” Watch it below.

In a press release, Webb also had this to say about the video and his character in it: “He is a bit of a cheat and a chancer, confident he can outwit God to win his place in Heaven. As it develops, he realizes it’s not going so well and God has cunningly switched places with the devil. By the end, the guy has been out-played and realizes he actually has a lot in common with the devil. I like to think it has a happy ending!”

Webb has been working on the album since Out of Season, recording it in a barn next to his home in Essex, England, while also raising his two daughters with his wife Sam.

Webb had this to say about the album in a previous press release: “Through the necessity of recording over a long period of time, the album has a kind of unfixed or uprooted quality. As if the songs belong nowhere so hopefully belong everywhere.”

Of the album title he had this to say: “I called the album Drift Code as it’s an oxymoron, a code is something fixed, but our instinct is to wander, to drift. I like the idea that life is a puzzle that can’t be solved because the answer is always changing.”

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January 24th 2019
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Nice video by Rustin Man.

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April 16th 2019
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i love the song

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