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London, July 22nd2022.UMCannouncethe release of Songs of Innocence and Experience1965-1995, the definitive overviewof the first 30 years of Marianne Faithfull'srecording careeron the Decca and Island labels.Out today is a previously unreleased alternate take of Donovan's ‘Sunny Goodge Street' recorded for Marianne's 1966 LP North Country Maid,this trackis 1 of 5 previously unreleased recordings. Released on September 16th, the 2xLP / 2xCD collectionis the first MarianneFaithfullcompilation since 2001's ‘An Introduction to...'and the first to contain rare and unreleased material since the Island Anthology ‘A Perfect Stranger'in 1998.22 of the 28 tracks on the LP are makingtheir first appearance on vinyl or first appearance since their original release, and on the 2xCD set, 9 recordings are making their cd/digital debut.Serving as botha primer to the uninitiated and a rarities collection for those already converted, this collectionfeaturesall ofMarianne'snotable singles,which are often represented incollectible 12”and 7”versions. Particularly rare isthe original issue of her final Decca 7” ‘Something Better' / ‘Sister Morphine';subsequent releasesused different masters, but theseoriginalrecordingshave been unavailable since 1969.Furtherunreleased tracksarelive versions of‘Brain Drain' and ‘The Boulevard of Broken Dreams'recorded duringMarianne's now legendaryperformance at St Anne's in Brooklyn,highlights of which were released on the 1990 album Blazing Away.This collectionalso includes2 previouslyunheard songs; a traditionalblues ballad‘I'm In Love Again'cutduring the Strange Weathersessionsin 1987and ‘The Calm Beforethe Storm' written by Lou Reed and RubénBlades which Marianne recorded for an abandoned studioalbum in 1989.The title Songs of Innocence and Experienceacknowledges Marianne's poetic influences with its reference to the work by William Blake, whilst alsoreflectingthe change in stylefromthe orchestral folk-popand high pure voiceof Marianne's‘60s careertoher new wave
punk influenced comebackat the end of the 70s with Broken Englishwhich featuredhernowtrademarkfractured vocals. The front cover features a hand drawn pencil image by Lithuanian artist Aiste Stancikaite, commissioned exclusively this for the projectand the packaging also contains many rare and unseen imagestakenfrom the original album and single photo shoots.The collection has been remastered from the original tapes by the Grammy nominated compiler Andrew Batt, who also contributessleeve notes.Tracklisting:LP1Side A1.Come And Stay With Me2.Come My Way [version 2]first since original release3.This Little Bird4. Yesterday [Live on theBBC]first time on vinyl5.Sunny Goodge Street [alternate take]-Previously unreleased recordingfrom North Country Maid sessions6.Sally Free And Easy-first since original release7.The First Time (Ever I Saw Your Face) [Faithfull Foreverversion]first since original release8.Hier Ou Demain (from the film Anna)first since original release9.Young Girl Blues -first since original releaseSide B1.Is This What I Get For Loving You?2.Something Better (Original 7” version)first since original release3.Sister Morphine (Original 7” version)first since original release4.It's All Over Now Baby Blue 5.The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan [original mix]6.What's The Hurry [original mix]LP2Side CAll tracks first time on vinyl since original release1. Broken English [1980 7” remix version] 2. Why D'ya Do It [12” version]3. Over Here (No Time For Justice) [‘Sweetheart'7”B-side]4. Truth Bitter Truth [7” version] 5. Falling From Grace 6. Running For Our Lives [7” version]Side D1. As Tears Go By(Strange Weatherversion)-firstsince original release2. I'm In Love Again-previously unheard songfrom the Strange Weathersessions3. The Calm Before the Storm -previously unheard songfrom abandoned 1989 album4. When I Find My Life (Live) -first since original release5. BrainDrain (live)-previously unreleased recordingfrom the Blazing Awayconcert
6. The Boulevard Of Broken Dreams (Live)previously unreleased recordingfrom the Blazing Awayconcert7. The Stars Line Up-first since original releaseCD11.Come And Stay With Me 2.What Have They Done To The Rain?3.Once I Had A Sweetheart4.Come My Way [version 2]5.GoAway From My World6.ThisLittle Bird7.Nuit D' été [‘Summer Nights'French Version]First time on CD8.Yesterday (live on the BBC)9.Cockleshells(live on the BBC)10.Green AreYour Eyes11.Sally Free And Easy12.Sunny Goodge Street [alternate take]Previously unreleased recordingfrom North Country Maid sessions13.The First Time (Ever I Saw Your Face) [Faithfull Foreverversion]First time on CD14.With You In Mind15.Hang On To A Dream[Loveinamistouttake]16.Young Girl Blues17.Hier Ou Demain (from the film Anna)First time on CD18.Is This What I Get For Loving You?19.Don't Make Promises20.Something Better (Original 7” version)First time on CD21.Sister Morphine (Original 7” version)First time on CD22.It's All Over Now Baby Blue23.Chords of Fame24.The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan [original mix]25.What's The Hurry [original mix]CD21.Broken English [7” remix version]2.Why D'ya Do It ? [12” version]3.Over Here (No Time For Justice)[‘Sweetheart' 7” B-side]First time on CD4.Intrigue [7” version]First time on CD5.Truth Bitter Truth [7” version]First time on CD6.Falling From Grace7.Running For Our Lives [7” Version)First time on CD8.She's Got A Problem9.I'm In Love Again-Previously unheardsongfrom the Strange Weathersessions10.Strange Weather11.As Tears Go By [re-recordedStrange Weatherversion]12.A Stranger On Earth13.The Calm Before the Storm-Previously unheard songfrom abandoned 1989 album14.When I Find My Life (Live)15.Brain Drain (Live)Previously unreleased recordingfrom theBlazing Awayconcert
16.The Boulevard Of Broken Dreams (Live)Previously unreleased recordingfrom the Blazing Awayconcert17.Times Square (Live)18.Bored by Dreams19.The Stars Line Up

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