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Marianne Faithfull - Songs Of Innocence And Experience [2CD]

UMC/Decca

  • £15.68

Format: 2 x CD
Catalogue No.: 729206
Barcode: 0602507292065
Release Date: 16 Sep 2022
Genre: Rock

First Marianne Faithfull compilation since 2001’s ‘An Introduction to…’ and the first to contain rare and unreleased material since the Island Anthology ‘A Perfect Stranger’ in 1998. Containing 4 previously unreleased recordings including 1 completely unheard song. In addition to the unreleased material, 22 of the 29 tracks on the LP are making their first appearance on vinyl or first appearance since their original release, and on the 2xCD set, 9 recordings are making their cd/digital debut.

This compilation offers a definitive overview of the first 30 years of Marianne’s recording career on the Decca and Island labels, and features versions of all of her notable singles including the original issue of her final Decca 7” ‘Something Better’ / ‘Sister Morphine’ featuring alternate takes unavailable since 1969: It acts both as a primer to the uninitiated and a rarities collection for those already converted. The title Songs of Innocence and Experience acknowledges the change in vocal style between Marianne’s orchestral folk-pop of her 60’s career with her high pure voice and her new wave punk influenced comeback at the end of the 70’s with Broken English featuring her trademark fractured vocals.

The front cover features a hand drawn pencil image by Lithuanian artist Aiste Stancikaite, commissioned exclusively this for the project, and the packaging contains many rare and unseen images.

Disc 1
Come And Stay With Me
What Have They Done To The Rain?
Once I Had A Sweetheart
Come My Way [version 2]
Go Away From My World
This Little Bird
Nuit D’ été [Summer Nights French Version] *First time on CD
Yesterday (live on the BBC)
Cockleshells (live on the BBC)
Green Are Your Eyes
Sally Free And Easy
Sunny Goodge Street [alternate take] *Previously unreleased recording
The First Time (Ever I Saw Your Face) [Faithfull Forever version] *First time on CD
With You In Mind
Hang On To A Dream
Young Girl Blues
Hier Ou Demain (from the film Anna) *First time on CD
Is This What I Get For Loving You?
Don’t Make Promises
Something Better (Original 7” version) *First time on CD
Sister Morphine (Original 7” version) *First time on CD
It’s All Over Now Baby Blue
Chords of Fame
The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan [original mix]
What’s The Hurry [original mix]

Disc 2
Broken English [7” remix version]
Why D’ya Do It ? [12” version]
Over Here (No Time For Justice) *First time on CD
Intrigue [7” version] *First time on CD
Truth Bitter Truth [7” version] *First time on CD
Falling From Grace
Running For Our Lives [7” Version) *First time on CD
She’s Got A Problem
I’m In Love Again *Previously unreleased
Strange Weather
As Tears Go By [re-recorded version]
A Stranger On Earth
The Calm Before the Storm *Previously unreleased
When I Find My Life (Live)
Brain Drain (Live) *Previously unreleased recording
The Boulevard Of Broken Dreams (Live) *Previously unreleased recording
Times Square (Live)
Bored by Dreams
The Stars Line Up

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