We’ve been Morgan Taylor devotees since the onetime Wilco band member started playing low-key multimedia shows about a soulful yellow creature from some other world. Now Gustafer and his pet eel are the subjects of a second song cycle and a CD-DVD, whose arrival we anticipated with some trepidation. Would it be as strangely compelling as the first? You’re reading this, so what do you think? There’s no narrative this time, but the pastoral tunes, which kids can watch in karaoke mode, turn the ordinary as oddball as ever.
Gustafer Yellowgold’s Have You Never Been Yellow?Morgan Taylor