Fiona Apple ‎– The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do

Clean Slate ‎– 88725402512, Epic ‎– 88725402512
CD, Album

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CD-1 Every Single Night 3:33
CD-2 Daredevil 3:28
CD-3 Valentine 3:32
CD-4 Jonathan 5:03
CD-5 Left Alone 4:50
CD-6 Werewolf 3:12
CD-7 Periphery 4:58
CD-8 Regret 5:16
CD-9 Anything We Want 4:40
CD-10 Hot Knife
Harmony Vocals [High Harmony] – Maude Maggart*Timpani [Tympani] – Feedy*
DVD-1 Fast As You Can (Live) 4:54
DVD-2 A Mistake (Live) 5:23
DVD-3 Anything We Want (Live) 4:32
DVD-4 Sleep To Dream (Live) 4:23
DVD-5 Every Single Night (Live) 3:17

Companies, etc.


  • Acoustic Bass, Guitar [Harmony]Sebastian Steinberg
  • Art Direction, DesignEric Roinestad
  • Kora [Cora], Autoharp, Other [Truck Stomper, Dance Partner, Pillow, Feedy's Brother], Percussion, Guitar [Guichar], Bouzouki, Marimba, Drums [Drum Set], Strings [Voice Strings], Recorded By [Field Recordist], Voice [Voice Of Pain], Baritone Vocals, Harp [String Harp], Guitar [Teisco], ProducerSeedy*
  • ManagementAndrew Slater
  • Management [For]Slater Entertainment
  • Mastered ByHowie Weinberg
  • Mixed ByDave Way
  • Recorded By [Field Recordist], Loops [Loop Maker\Performer], Other [Truck Stomper, Dance Partner], Percussion, Piano, Celesta [Celeste], Strings [Voice Strings], Vocals [Singer], Keyboards [Bass Keyboard], ProducerFeedy*
  • Recorded By [NBB Studio]Edison Sainsbury*
  • Recorded By [Stanley Recordings]John Would
  • Words By, Music By, Artwork [All]Fiona Apple


Recorded at Stanley Recordings, Venice, Los Feliz CA
NBB Studio NYC

Mixed @ Waystation - CA

Deluxe CD/DVD package includes The Idler Wheel... CD in a 5.5" x 7.5" 40-page book filled with Fiona's lyrics, drawings and sketches, along with 2 personal photographs and a fold-out album poster. The bonus DVD contains footage of Fiona performing five songs live from her first tour in 5 years, shot at SXSW/Austin in March '12.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 8725-40251-2 2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD): A08 DIDX-813356 1
  • Mastering SID Code (CD): IFPI L329
  • Mould SID Code (CD): IFPI 507C
  • Matrix / Runout (DVD): DVSS-3788480A1 1 A04
  • Mastering SID Code (DVD): IFPI L333
  • Mould SID Code (DVD): IFPI QWBE