1. Natalie Merchant - Keep Your Courage Vinyl Vinyl
  2. Natalie Merchant - Keep Your Courage Vinyl Vinyl

Natalie Merchant

Keep Your Courage

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Natalie Merchant

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Nonesuch Records will release Natalie Merchant’s Keep Your Courage, her ninth solo studio album and first of new material since 2014’s self-titled record, on April 14, 2023. An eclectic album, produced by Merchant, it features two duets sung with vocalist Abena Koomson-Davis (Resistance Revival Chorus), contributions from the Celtic folk group Lúnasa and Syrian virtuoso clarinetist Kinan Azmeh, and horn arrangements by jazz trombonist Steve Davis. There are lush orchestrations throughout by seven composers including: Gabriel Kahane, Stephen Barber, Colin Jacobson, and Megan Gould. Keep Your Courage comprises nine original songs by Merchant as well as an interpretation of “Hunting the Wren” by Ian Lynch of the Irish band Lankum. The vinyl LP edition of Keep Your Courage includes four bonus tracks from earlier albums, previously unreleased on vinyl.

Side A:

1 Big Girls (feat. Abena Koomson-Davis)
2 Come on, Aphrodite (feat. Abena Koomson-Davis)
3 Sister Tilly

Side B:

1 Narcissus
2 Hunting the Wren
3 Guardian Angel

Side C:

1 Eye of the Storm
2 Tower of Babel
3 Song of Himself
4 The Feast of Saint Valentine

Side D:

1 Spring & Fall: To a Young Child (2023 Remaster)
2 Butterfly (2023 Remaster)
3 Giving Up Everything (2023 Remaster)
4 Frozen Charlotte (2023 Remaster)

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