Natalie Merchant ‎– Leave Your Sleep

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Label:
Nonesuch ‎– 522304-2
Format:
2 × CD, Album, Mediabook
Country:
US
Released:
12 Apr 2010
Genre:
Folk, World, & Country
Style:
Celtic, Bluegrass, Romani, Folk

Tracklist

Part I: Leave Your Supper
1.1 Nursery Rhyme Of Innocence And Experience
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Natalie Merchant, Sean O'LoughlinBacking Band – LúnasaBacking Band [Lúnasa], Acoustic Guitar – Paul Meehan (2)Backing Band [Lúnasa], Bagpipes [Willeann Pipes] – Cillian VallelyBacking Band [Lúnasa], Double Bass [Upright Bass] – Trevor HutchinsonBacking Band [Lúnasa], Fiddle – Seán SmythBacking Band [Lúnasa], Whistle [Low Whistle] – Kevin CrawfordBass – Jeremy McCoyCello – Eileen Moon, Jeanne LeBlancComposed By – Natalie MerchantViola – Karen Dreyfus, Robert RinehartViolin – Ann Lehmann, Arnaud Sussmann, Lisa Kim, Matt Lehmann, Minyoung Baik, Sandra Park, Shan Jiang, Sharon YamadaWords By [Incorporating Words Written By] – Charles Causley
5:11
1.2 Equestrienne
Backing Band – Meridian Arts EnsembleBacking Band [Meridian Arts Ensemble], Horn – Daniel GraboisBacking Band [Meridian Arts Ensemble], Trombone – Benjamin HerringtonBacking Band [Meridian Arts Ensemble], Trumpet – Brian McWhorter, Jon NelsonBacking Band [Meridian Arts Ensemble], Tuba – Raymond StewartBass – Greg CohenCello – Eileen MoonOrchestrated By [Orchestration] – Natalie Merchant, Stephen BarberOrgan [Pump Organ] – Artis WodehouseViola – Karen DreyfusViolin – Sandra Park, Sharon Yamada
4:38
1.3 Calico Pie
Banjo – Richard Stearns*Double Bass [Upright Bass] – Mark Murphy (4)Dulcimer [Hammer Dulcimer] – Bill SpenceFiddle – Judy HymanGuitar – Gabriel Gordon
2:41
1.4 Bleezer's Ice-Cream
Arranged By [Arrangement], Trumpet – Wynton MarsalisBass – Carlos HenriquezChoir [Gospel] – The Fairfield Four*Drums – Ali JacksonGuitar – Doug WamblePiano – Daniel Nimmer*Saxophone – Walter BlandingText By [Poem] – Jack PrelutskyVocals [The Fairfield Four] – Edward Hall, Isaac Freeman, Joe Rice, Joseph Thompson, Robert Hamlett
5:17
1.5 It Makes A Change
Acoustic Guitar – Dieter HenningsArranged By [Horn Arrangement], Trumpet – Michael LeonhartBacking Band – Medeski Martin & WoodBacking Band [Medeski Martin & Wood], Bass – Chris Wood (3)Backing Band [Medeski Martin & Wood], Drums – Billy MartinBacking Band [Medeski Martin & Wood], Piano – John MedeskiBass Trombone, Tuba, Alto Horn – Dan LevineVocals – Katell Keineg
3:31
1.6 The King Of China's Daughter
Arranged By [Arrangement] – Natalie Merchant, Stephen BarberCello – Eileen MoonDizi [Dizi Flute] – Weng Po WeiErhu – Wang Guo Wei*Pipa – Sun LiViola – Karen DreyfusViolin – Sandra Park, Sharon YamadaVocals – Katell Keineg
2:39
1.7 The Dancing Bear
Backing Band – The KlezmaticsBacking Band [The Klezmatics], Accordion – Lorin SklambergBacking Band [The Klezmatics], Acoustic Bass, Horn [Baritone Horn] – Paul MorrissettBacking Band [The Klezmatics], Alto Saxophone [Alto Sax], Clarinet, Bass Clarinet – Matt DarriauBacking Band [The Klezmatics], Fiddle – Lisa GutkinBacking Band [The Klezmatics], Frame Drum, Drum [Poyk], Snare [Snare Drum] – Richie BarshayBacking Band [The Klezmatics], Trumpet, Alto Horn – Frank LondonVocals [Gang Vocals] – The Klezmatics
5:37
1.8 The Man In The Wilderness
Accordion – Uri SharlinBass – Marc FriedmanCello – Greg HeffernanClarinet – Gilad HarelDrums, Percussion – Dan AranGuitar – Erik Della Penna
3:44
1.9 Maggie And Milly And Molly And May
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Stephen BarberBass – Marc FriedmanCello – Eileen MoonDrums – Sterling CampbellGuitar – Erik Della PennaViola – Karen DreyfusViolin – Sandra Park, Sharon YamadaWritten-By [Poem] – E. E. Cummings
4:08
1.10 If No One Ever Marries Me
Banjo – Richard Stearns*Double Bass [Upright Bass] – Mark Murphy (4)Dulcimer [Hammer Dulcimer] – Bill SpenceGuitar – Gabriel Gordon
2:21
1.11 The Sleepy Giant
Arranged By [Arrangement] – Natalie MerchantConcertina, Voice [Of The Manservant] – John RobertsGuitar [Baroque Guitar], Theorbo – Dieter HenningsHarpsichord – Deidre RodmanRecorder, Chalumeau – Nina Stern (2)Viola da Gamba – Motomi Igarashi
3:19
1.12 The Peppery Man
Backing Band – Hazmat ModineBacking Band [Hazmat Modine], Baritone Saxophone, Clarinet [B-flat Clarinet] – Steve ElsonBacking Band [Hazmat Modine], Dobro – Michael GomezBacking Band [Hazmat Modine], Drums – Rich HuntleyBacking Band [Hazmat Modine], Electric Guitar – Pete SmithBacking Band [Hazmat Modine], Harmonica [Chromatic Harmonica] – William Barrett*Backing Band [Hazmat Modine], Harmonica [Diatonic Harmonica] – Wade SchumanBacking Band [Hazmat Modine], Trumpet – Pam Fleming*Backing Band [Hazmat Modine], Tuba – Joseph Daley*Choir [Gospel] – The Fairfield Four*Vocals [The Fairfield Four] – Edward Hall, Isaac Freeman, Joe Rice, Joseph Thompson, Robert Hamlett
5:05
1.13 The Blind Men And The Elephant
Backing Band – Hazmat ModineBacking Band [Hazmat Modine], Banjo – Pete SmithBacking Band [Hazmat Modine], Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone – Steve ElsonBacking Band [Hazmat Modine], Drums – Rich HuntleyBacking Band [Hazmat Modine], Harmonica [Chromatic Harmonica] – William Barrett*Backing Band [Hazmat Modine], Harmonica [Diatonic Harmonica] – Wade SchumanBacking Band [Hazmat Modine], Lap Steel Guitar – Michael GomezBacking Band [Hazmat Modine], Trumpet – Pam Fleming*Backing Band [Hazmat Modine], Tuba – Joseph Daley*Choir [Gospel] – The Fairfield Four*Vocals – The Ditty BopsVocals [The Ditty Bops] – Abby DeWald, Amanda BarrettVocals [The Fairfield Four] – Edward Hall, Isaac Freeman, Joe Rice, Joseph Thompson, Robert Hamlett
5:33
Part II: Leave Your Sleep
2.1 Adventures Of Isabel
Accordion – Blake Miller (2)Banjo – Richard Stearns*Double Bass [Upright Bass] – Mark Murphy (4)Fiddle – Judy HymanGuitar – Gabriel GordonText By – Ogden Nash
3:25
2.2 The Walloping Window Blind
Backing Band – LúnasaBacking Band [Lúnasa], Acoustic Guitar – Paul Meehan (2)Backing Band [Lúnasa], Double Bass [Upright Bass] – Trevor HutchinsonBacking Band [Lúnasa], Fiddle – Seán SmythBacking Band [Lúnasa], Tin Whistle, Bodhrán [Bodran], Vocals – Kevin CrawfordBacking Band [Lúnasa], Uilleann Pipes – Cillian Vallely
4:17
2.3 Topsyturvey-World
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement], Trombone – Clark GaytonBass – Hoova SimpsonDrums – Paul Sutton*Guitar – Andrew BassfordKeyboards – Horace James (4)Percussion – Larry McDonaldSaxophone – Gerald Johnson*Trumpet – Eddie AllenVocals – Joanne Williams (2), Kimberly Miller
5:09
2.4 The Janitor's Boy
Arranged By [Arrangement], Trumpet – Wynton MarsalisBanjo, Guitar – Doug WambleBass – Carlos HenriquezClarinet – Victor GoinesDrums – Ali JacksonPiano – Daniel Nimmer*Saxophone – Walter BlandingText By [Poem] – Nathalia CraneTrombone – Wycliffe GordonVocals – The Ditty BopsVocals [The Ditty Bops] – Abby DeWald, Amanda Barrett
3:52
2.5 Griselda
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement], Saxophone – James Spake*Backing Band – The Memphis BoysBacking Band [The Memphis Boys], Bass – Michael Leech*Backing Band [The Memphis Boys], Drums – Gene ChrismanBacking Band [The Memphis Boys], Guitar – Reggie YoungBacking Band [The Memphis Boys], Organ [Hammond] – Bobby EmmonsBacking Band [The Memphis Boys], Piano, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer] – Bobby WoodTrombone – Jack Hale*Trumpet – Wayne JacksonWords By [Incorporating Words Written By] – Eleanor Farjeon
5:50
2.6 The Land Of Nod
Bass – Jeremy McCoyBass Clarinet – Lino GomezBass Trombone – George Flynn (2)Bassoon – Marc GoldbergCello – Eileen Moon, Jeanne LeBlancFrench Horn – Erik Ralske, Howard Wall (2), Michelle Baker, Philip MyersHarp – Ina ZdorovetchiOboe – Sherry SylarOrchestrated By [Orchestration] – Natalie Merchant, Sean O'LoughlinPercussion – Erik Charlston (2)Trombone [Tenor Trombone] – Mike Davis*Tuba – Kyle Turner (4)Viola – Karen Dreyfus, Robert RinehartViolin – Ann Lehmann, Arnaud Sussmann, Lisa Kim, Minyoung Baik, Sandra Park, Shan Jiang, Sharon Yamada
4:06
2.7 Vain And Careless
Arranged By [Arrangement] – Natalie MerchantLute – Dieter HenningsRecorder – Nina Stern (2)Viola da Gamba – Motomi IgarashiWords By [Set To Music] – Robert Graves
4:44
2.8 Crying, My Little One
Backing Band – LúnasaBacking Band [Lúnasa], Acoustic Guitar – Paul Meehan (2)Backing Band [Lúnasa], Double Bass [Upright Bass] – Trevor HutchinsonBacking Band [Lúnasa], Fiddle – Seán SmythBacking Band [Lúnasa], Flute – Kevin CrawfordBacking Band [Lúnasa], Low Whistle – Cillian Vallely
2:27
2.9 Sweet And A Lullaby
Banjo – Richard Stearns*Concertina – John RobertsDouble Bass [Upright Bass] – Mark Murphy (4)Dulcimer [Hammer Dulcimer] – Bill SpenceFiddle – Judy HymanGuitar – Gabriel Gordon
3:05
2.10 I Saw A Ship A-Sailing
Backing Band – LúnasaBacking Band [Lúnasa], Acoustic Guitar – Paul Meehan (2)Backing Band [Lúnasa], Double Bass [Upright Bass] – Trevor HutchinsonBacking Band [Lúnasa], Low Whistle – Cillian Vallely, Kevin Crawford
2:13
2.11 Autumn Lullaby
Arranged By [Arrangement] – Natalie MerchantClarinet – Bruce CreditorFlute – Jessica LizakHarp – Ina Zdorovetchi
3:22
2.12 Spring And Fall: To A Young Child
Bass – Jeremy McCoyBass Clarinet – Lino GomezBass Trombone – George Flynn (2)Bassoon – Marc GoldbergCello – Eileen Moon, Jeanne LeBlancFrench Horn – Erik Ralske, Howard Wall (2), Michelle Baker, Philip MyersHarp – Ina ZdorovetchiOboe – Sherry SylarOrchestrated By [Orchestration] – Natalie Merchant, Sean O'LoughlinPercussion – Erik Charlston (2)Trombone [Tenor Trombone] – Birch Johnson, Mike Davis*Tuba – Kyle Turner (4)Viola – Karen Dreyfus, Robert RinehartViolin – Ann Lehmann, Arnaud Sussmann, Lisa Kim, Matt Lehmann, Minyoung Baik, Sandra Park, Shan Jiang, Sharon Yamada
3:06
2.13 Indian Names
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Stephen BarberCello – Alberto Parrini, Mihail Jojatu, Owen YoungChanter [Chanting] – Jennifer KreisbergFlute [Native American Flutes], Drums, Rattle, Speech [Speaking] – Joseph Fire Crow
5:52

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Credits

Notes

80-page mediabook in a slipcase.

All songs composed by Natalie Merchant with text by various poets.

"Nursery Rhyme of Innocense and Experience," composed by Natalie Merchant incorporating words from "Nursery Rhyme of Innocense and Experience" written by Charles Causley.
Text from the poem "Bleezer's Ice-Cream" in 'The New Kid on the Block', text copyright © 1984 by Jack Prelutsky, used by permission of HarperCollins Publishers.
"It Makes a Change," composed by Natalie Merchant incorporating words from "It Makes a Change," written by Mervyn Peake.
"maggie and milly and molly and may" contains the poem "maggie and milly and molly and may," written by E. E. Cummings © 1956, 1984, 1991 by the Trustees for the E. E. Cummings Trust, from 'Complete Poems: 1904-1962', edited by George J. Firmage. Used by permission of Liveright Publishing Corporation.
"Adventures of Isabel," by Ogden Nash, used by permission of Curtis Brown, Ltd., copyright © 1936, all rights reserved.
"The Janitor's Boy" contains the poem "The Janitor's Boy," written by Nathalia Crane © 1924 Nathalia Crane.
"Griselda," composed by Nathalia Merchant incorporating words from "Griselda," written by Eleanor Farjeon.
The words of "Vain and Careless" are set to music and reproduced by permission of A P Watt on behalf of the Trustees of the Robert Graves Copyright Trust.

Meridian Arts Ensemble appears courtesy of Channel Classical Records and Eight Ball Records.
Wynton Marsalis appears courtesy of The Orchard.
Michael Leonhart appears courtesy of Sunnyside Records.
Hazmat Modine appears courtesy of Barbès Records.
Clark Gayton appears courtesy of Ritual Ltd.
Victor Goines appears courtesy of Rosemary Joseph Records.
Wycliffe Gordon appears courtesy of Bluesback Records.

Recording Studio: The Clubhouse, Rhinebeck, N Y
Additional recording at Avatar Studios, New York, N Y; Legacy Recording Studios, New York, N Y; and The Sound Kitchen, Nashville, T N
Mix Studio: The Magic Shop
Mastering Studio: Gateway Mastering Studios

For songs 1.1, 1.4-1.5, 9, 2.1, 2.4-2.5: Music © 2009 Molly Castle Music (ASCAP).
For all other songs: Music © 2009 Molly Castle Music (ASCAP) and Words Public Domain.

Booklet:
Nonesuch Records Inc., a Warner Music Group Company, 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10104.
℗ & © 2010 Big City Sister, Inc. Exclusively licensed to Nonesuch Records Inc. for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.

Back cover:
℗ 2010 Big City Sister, Inc. Exclusively licensed to Nonesuch Records Inc., a Warner Music Group Company.
Made in the U.S.A.

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