The Natalie Merchant Collection (10CD)

Deluxe 10-CD box set includes all 8 solo albums, plus Butterfly, a newly recorded set, and Raritiesa disc of previously unreleased and rare tracks.

The Natalie Merchant Collection comprises ten discs, including all eight of her solo studio albums from the past three decades. A ninth disc, Butterfly, is a new studio set featuring four new songs and six reinterpreted selections from her catalogue, all arranged for string quartet. The final disc is Rarities, a collection of fifteen rare and previously unreleased tracks recorded between 1998 and 2017, which offers a unique view of Merchant’s creative experimentation through home studio demos, album outtakes, live tracks, and collaborations with diverse artists like Billy Bragg, David Byrne, The Chieftains, Cowboy Junkies, and Amy Helm.  Please see complete track listing below. The package includes a 100-page lyric book and pictorial history of the singer-songwriter’s solo career—an archival treasure box for collectors.

DISC 1 – TIGERLILY (1995)

  1. San Andreas Fault
  2. Wonder
  3. Beloved Wife
  4. River
  5. Carnival
  6. I May Know The Word
  7. The Letter
  8. Cowboy Romance
  9. Jealousy
  10. Where I Go
  11. Seven Years

 

DISC 2 – OPHELIA (1998)

  1. Ophelia
  2. Life Is Sweet
  3. Kind & Generous
  4. Frozen Charlotte
  5. My Skin
  6. Break Your Heart
  7. King Of May
  8. Thick As Thieves
  9. Effigy
  10. The Living
  11. When They Ring the Golden Bells

 

DISC 3 – MOTHERLAND (2001)

  1. This House Is on Fire
  2. Motherland
  3. Saint Judas
  4. Put The Law on You
  5. Build a Levee
  6. Golden Boy
  7. Henry Darger
  8. The Worst Thing
  9. Tell Yourself
  10. Just Can’t Last
  11. Not in This Life
  12. I’m Not Gonna Beg

 

DISC 4 – THE HOUSE CARPENTER’S DAUGHTER (2003)

  1. Sally Ann
  2. Which Side Are You On?
  3. Crazy Man Michael
  4. Diver Boy
  5. Weeping Pilgrim
  6. Soldier, Soldier
  7. Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow
  8. House Carpenter
  9. Owensboro
  10. Down On Penny’s Farm
  11. Poor Wayfaring Stranger

 

DISC 5 – LEAVE YOUR SUPPER (2010)

  1. Nursery Rhyme of Innocence and Experience
  2. Equestrienne
  3. Calico Pie
  4. Bleezer’s Ice-Cream
  5. It Makes a Change
  6. The King of China’s Daughter
  7. The Dancing Bear
  8. The Man in the Wilderness
  9. Maggie and milly and molly and may
  10. If No One Ever Marries Me
  11. The Sleepy Giant
  12. The Peppery Man
  13. The Blind Men and the Elephant

 

DISC 6 – LEAVE YOUR SLEEP (2010)

  1. Adventures of Isabel
  2. The Walloping Window Blind
  3. Topsyturvey-World
  4. The Janitor’s Boy
  5. Griselda
  6. The Land of Nod
  7. Vain & Careless
  8. Crying, My Little One
  9. Sweet & a Lullaby
  10. I Saw a Ship A-Sailing
  11. Autumn Lullaby
  12. Spring and Fall: to a young child
  13. Indian Names

 

DISC 7 – NATALIE MERCHANT (2014)

  1. Ladybird
  2. Maggie Said
  3. Texas
  4. Go Down, Moses
  5. Seven Deadly Sins
  6. Giving Up Everything
  7. Black Sheep
  8. It’s A-Coming
  9. Lulu (Introduction)
  10. Lulu
  11. The End

 

DISC 8 – PARADISE IS THERE: THE NEW TIGERLILY RECORDINGS (2015)

  1. San Andreas Fault
  2. Beloved Wife
  3. Carnival
  4. River
  5. The Letter
  6. Where I Go
  7. I May Know the Word
  8. Seven Years
  9. Cowboy Romance
  10. Jealousy
  11. Wonder

 

DISC 9 – BUTTERFLY (2017)

  1. Butterfly
  2. She Devil
  3. Baby Mine
  4. Frozen Charlotte
  5. Ophelia
  6. The Worst Thing
  7. The Man in the Wilderness
  8. My Skin
  9. Vain & Careless
  10. Andalucía

 

DISC 10 – RARITIES (1998–2017)

  1. The Village Green Preservation Society
  2. Too Long at the Fair
  3. Order 1081 (with David Byrne & Fatboy Slim)
  4. To Love Is to Bury (with Cowboy Junkies)
  5. Saint Judas
  6. Birds & Ships (with Billy Bragg)
  7. The Lowlands of Holland (with The Chieftains)
  8. Sonnet 73
  9. Learning the Game
  10. My Little Sweet Baby
  11. Political Science
  12. Build a Levee
  13. Sit Down, Sister
  14. The Gulf of Araby
  15. Portofino



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