The DECEMBERISTS – ” The Crane Wife ” 5 x Album Reissue Set

Posted: December 12, 2016 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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The Decemberists have announced  a reissue of their 2006 album The Crane Wife to celebrate the albums 10th Anniversary Edition 5xLP+Blu-ray (Capitol)
This is a five-LP box set is out December 9th on Capital Records in addition to the original album on two LPs will come with three records of rare b-sides, bonus tracks, and previously unreleased material. The reissue also contains a plus Blu-ray set containing the 2006 album, and a complete live video performance from the 9:30 Club on The Crane Wife tour. Housed in a lift-top box. In celebration of The Crane Wife’s 10th anniversary, it’s being reissued as 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. On black vinyl.

The Decemberists

There is also a 20-page booklet, with liner notes by rock writer David Fricke and an essay by Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda, who is a big Decemberist fan . Five hundred limited-edition copies of the reissue will be printed on marbled red vinyl. Check out the full Crane Wife reissue tracklist

LP 1: The Original Album

01 The Crane Wife 3
02 The Island: Come and See/The Landlord’s Daughter/You’ll Not Feel the Drowning
03 Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then)
04 O Valencia!
05 The Perfect Crime #2
06 When the War Came
07 Shankill Butchers

LP 2: Original Album Plus Outtakes

01 Summers0ng
02 The Crane Wife 1 & 2
03 Sons & Daughters
04 After the Bombs
05 Culling of the Fold
06 Hurdles Even Here

LP 3: Outtakes and Alternates

01 The Perfect Crime #1 + The Day I Knew You’d Not Come Back
02 After the Bombs (Early Take)
03 Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then) (Alternate Take With Alela Diane)
04 Culling of the Fold (Alternate Take With Sean Nelson)
05 Hurdles Even Here (Full Band Take)
06 The Perfect Crime #2 (Early Take)

LP 4: Home Demos

01 The Island: Come and See/The Landlord’s Daughter/You’ll Not Feel the Drowning
02 O Valencia!
03 The Perfect Crime #2
04 Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then) (With Carson Ellis)
05 The Capp Street Girls
06 Culling of the Fold
07 Hurdles Even Here

LP 5: Home Demos

01 Shankill Butchers (Demo)
02 Summersong (Demo)
03 The Day I Knew You’d Not Come Back (Demo)
04 The Perfect Crime #1 (Demo)
05 The Crane Wife 1, 2 & 3
06 Sons & Daughters

Blu-ray: Live at the 9:30 Club, October 29, 2006

01 The Crane Wife 3
02 The Island
03 We Both Go Down Together
04 The Gymnast, High Above the Ground
05 The Perfect Crime #2
06 Shankill Butchers
07 Here I Dreamt I Was an Architect
08 O Valencia!
09 The Legionnaire’s Lament
10 16 Military Wives
11 The Crane Wife 1 & 2
12 Sons & Daughters
13 Red Right Ankle
14 Culling of the Fold
15 I Was Meant for the Stage

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