New releases // Dec 9, 2016

The Decemberists

The Crane Wife (10th anniversary edition)

  • Red marbled vinyl, 5xLP box-set.
RELEASE DATE // Dec 9, 2016
12" Album / Capitol / Indie rock, Folk rock
In celebration of The Crane Wife’s 10th anniversary, we’re re-releasing the album as a limited edition deluxe box set with the first 500 copies signed by the band. The collection will include five LPs featuring the original album across two LPs plus three additional records full of b-sides and bonus tracks, previously unreleased outtakes, alternative versions, and solo acoustic demos. The set also includes a Blu-ray of The Decemberists: Live at the 9:30 Club 2006 and a 20-page booklet with foreword by Lin-Manuel Miranda and liner notes from David Fricke of Rolling Stone.

- via The Decembrists

Tracklist:
Record One: Original Album
Side 1: 1. The Crane Wife 3 (4:17) • 2. The Island: – Come And See – The Landlord’s Daughter – You’ll Not Feel The Drowning (12:26) • 3. Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then) (4:18)
Side 2: 1. O Valencia! (3:48) • 2. The Perfect Crime #2 (5:30) • 3. When The War Came (5:06) • 4. Shankill Butchers (4:39)

Record Two: Original Album Plus Outtakes
Side 3 • 1. Summersong (3:34) • 2. The Crane Wife 1 & 2 (11:24) • 3. Sons & Daughters (5:16)
Side 4 • 1. After The Bombs (5:05) • 2. Culling Of The Fold (4:27) • 3. Hurdles Even Here (4:30)

Record Three: Outtakes And Alternates
Side 5 • 1. The Perfect Crime #1 / The Day I Knew You’d Not Come Back (15:11) • 2. After The Bombs (Early Take) (6:46)
Side 6 • 1. Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then) (Alternate Take With Alela Diane) (4:21) • 2. Culling Of The Fold (Alternate Take With Sean Nelson) (4:29) • 3. Hurdles Even Here (Full Band Take) (5:56) • 4. The Perfect Crime #2 (Early Take) (6:28)

Record Four: Home Demos
Side 7 • 1. The Island: – Come And See – The Landlord’s Daughter – You’ll Not Feel The Drowning (10:57) • 2. O Valencia! (3:47) • 3. The Perfect Crime #2 (7:03)
Side 8 • 1. Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then) (With Carson Ellis) (4:33) • 2. The Capp Street Girls (2:57) • 3. Culling Of The Fold (4:32) • 4. Hurdles Even Here (4:42)

Record Five: Home Demos
Side 9 • 1. Shankill Butchers (4:22) • 2. Summersong (3:08) • 3. The Day I Knew You’d Not Come Back (6:31) • 4. The Perfect Crime #1 (4:32)
Side 10 • 1. The Crane Wife 1, 2 & 3 (12:48) • 2. Sons & Daughters (4:39)

Blu-Ray: Live At The 9:30 Club, October 29, 2006
1. The Crane Wife 3 • 2.The Island • 3. We Both Go Down Together • 4. The Gymnast High Above The Ground • 5. The Perfect Crime #2 • 6. Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then) • 7. Shankill Butchers • 8. Here I Dreamt I Was An Architect • 9. O Valencia! • 10. The Legionnaire’s Lament • 11. 16 Military Wives • 12. The Crane Wife 1 & 2 • 13. Sons & Daughters • 14. Red Right Ankle • 15. Culling Of The Fold • 16. I Was Meant For The Stage

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