Colin Meloy ‎– Colin Meloy Sings Live!

Rough Trade ‎– RTRADCD 444
CD, Album, Digipack

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1 Devil's Elbow
2 We Both Go Down Together
3 "Evoking A Campfire Singalong"
4 The Gymnast, High Above The Water
5 Here I Dreamt I Was An Architect > Dreams
Written-By [Dreams] – Nicks*
6 Dracula's Daughter
7 Wonder
8 "A Brief Introduction To Shirley Collins"
9 Barbara Allen
Arranged By – Colin MeloyWritten-By – Traditional
10 The Engine Driver
11 On The Bus Mall
12 "A Skull, A Ship, And A Sheep"
13 California One / Youth And Beauty Brigade > Ask
Written-By [Ask] – Marr*, Morrissey
14 The Bachelor And The Bride
15 A Cautionary Song
16 Red Right Ankle
17 Bandit Queen



These recordings were culled from a two week national tour in 2006. They were recorded by Rich Hipp, who also was the live sound engineer for the tour. The songs were mixed and assembled by Tucker Martine at his house with the assistance of Messrs. Hipp and Meloy.

Tracks 1, 12, 16, and 17 recorded at Town Hall in New York, NY.
Tracks 2, 3, and 10 recorded at El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.
Track 4 recorded at the Showbox in Seattle, WA.
Track 5 recorded at the Aladdin Theater in Portland, OR.
Tracks 6, 8, and 15 recorded at the Paradise in Boston, MA.
Tracks 7 and 9 recorded the Birchmere in Alexandria, VA.
Tracks 11 and 13 recorded at Park West in Chicago, IL.
Track 14 recorded at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, CA.

There's a bit of "Fearless" at the beginning of track 13, which was written by Gilmour/Waters, as well as a smidge of "Seven Chinese Brothers," which is attributed to Berry/Buck/Mills/Stipe.

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