WOODPECKER WOOLIAMS is the bizarre pseudonym for Brighton resident Gemma Williams who earned this nickname for her tendency to nod along to her music and a fervent love of woolly jumpers.

Her excellent album The Bird School Of Being Human has just been released and you can read my glowing Whisperin’ & Hollerin’ review here.

The standout track is Sparrow, a disturbing song that takes lines from Dolly Parton’s ‘Little Sparrow’ and presents them in a darker, more venomous setting.

The video is as weird and wonderful and the song:

Compare it with Dolly Parton’s bird song by watching the blonde bombshell’s great but more sugar-coated performance: