New Releases For April 13, 2010

Natalie Merchant
Leave Your Sleep

Natalie Merchant - Leave Your Sleep

A two-disc set, Leave Your Sleep is a collection of songs adapted from poems selected by Merchant including pieces by both well-known and obscure writers. Featured are works by British Victorians, early- and mid-20th century Americans and contemporary writers as well as anonymous nursery rhymes and lullabies. Among the authors included are Ogden Nash, E.E. Cummings, Robert Louis Stevenson, Christina Rossetti, Edward Lear, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and Robert Graves.

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FEATURED TRACK

"Topsyturvey-World
      - William Brighty Rands (1823 - 1888)"

TRACK LISTING

  1. PART I
  2. 1. Nursery Rhyme of Innocence and Experience
          - Charles Causley
  3. 2. Equestrienne
          - Rachel Field (1894 - 1942)
  4. 3. Calico Pie
          - Edward Lear (1812 - 1888)
  5. 4. Bleezer's Ice-Cream
          - Jack Prelutsky
  6. 5. It Makes a Change
          - Mervyn Peake
  7. 6. The King of China's Daughter
          - Anonymous
  8. 7. The Dancing Bear
          - Albert Bigelow Paine (1861 - 1937)
  9. 8. The Man in the Wilderness
          - Anonymous
  10. 9. maggie and milly and molly and may
          - e. e. cummings (1894 - 1962)
  11. 10. If No One Ever Marries Me
          - Laurence Alma-Tadema (1865 - 1940)
  12. 11. The Sleepy Giant
          - Charles E. Carryl (1841 - 1920)
  13. 12. The Peppery Man
          - Arthur Macy (1842 - 1904)
  14. 13. The Blind Men and the Elephant
          - John Godfry Saxe (1816 - 1887)

  15. PART II: Leave Your Sleep
  16. 1. Adventures of Isabel
          - Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)
  17. 2. The Walloping Window Blind
          - Charles E. Carryl (1841 - 1920)
  18. 3. Topsyturvey-World
          - William Brighty Rands (1823 - 1888)
  19. 4. The Janitor's Boy
          - Nathalia Crane (1913 - 1998)
  20. 5. Griselda
          - Eleanor Farjeon (1881 - 1965)
  21. 6. The Land of Nod
          - Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894)
  22. 7. Vain and Careless
          - Robert Graves (1895 - 1985)
  23. 8. Crying, My Little One
          - Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)
  24. 9. Sweet and a Lullaby
          - Anonymous
  25. 10. I Saw a Ship A-Sailing
          - Anonymous
  26. 11. Autumn Lullaby
          - Anonymous
  27. 12. Spring and Fall: to a young child
          - Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844 - 1889)
  28. 13. Indian Names
          - Lydia Huntley Sigourney (1791 - 1865)