Posts Tagged ‘Archive Series No 1’

Archive Series Volume No. 1 collects songs from the same period as The Creek Drank the Cradle


Sam Beam has announced a new series of archival Iron & Wine recordings, which he’ll release on his new label Black Cricket Recording Co. First up is Archive Series Volume No. 1, which is out on February 24th. It features 16 home recordings from the same period as his 2002 debut album The Creek Drank the Cradle.

Check out “Everyone’s Summer of ’95”


The album was digitally transferred from the original cassettes. It comes packaged in gatefold artwork featuring the Bird of Paradise quilt

Archive Series Volume No. 1: tracklist

01 Slow Black River, 02 The Wind Is Low, 03 Eden, 04 Two Hungry Blackbirds, 05 Freckled Girl, 06 Judgement,
07 Sing Song Bird, 08 Beyond the Fence, 09 Quarters in a Pocket, 10 Loretta, 11 Everyone’s Summer of ’95,
12 Minor Piano Keys, 13 Your Sly Smile, 14 Halfway to Richmond, 15 Wade Across the Water, 16 Postcard

Along with the release of Volume No. 1, Beam teamed with the Picture Show for the short film Iron & Wine: Dreamers and Makers are My Favorite People. It features Beam performing at the Jerry Run Summer Theater in Cleveland, West Virginia. Watch the trailer below.

In other Iron & Wine news, Beam will perform at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC on January 10 as part of an Emmylou Harris tribute concert.