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Nonesuch Records will release Natalie Merchants Keep Your Courage, her ninth solo studio album and first of new material since 2014s 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 Lnasa 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 Courageincludes four bonus tracks from earlier albums, previously unreleased on vinyl.

Nonesuch Records will release Natalie Merchants Keep Your Courage, her ninth solo studio album and first of new material since 2014s 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 Lnasa 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 Courageincludes four bonus tracks from earlier albums, previously unreleased on vinyl.

075597907872
Keep Your Courage [2LP]
Artist: Natalie Merchant
Format: Vinyl
New: Available $34.98
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1. Big Girls
2. Come on, Aphrodite
3. Sister Tilly
4. Narcissus
5. Hunting the Wren
6. Guardian Angel
7. Eye of the Storm
8. Tower of Babel
9. Song of Himself
10. The Feast of Saint Valentine
11. Spring and Fall: To a Young Child (from 2010s Leave Your Sleep)
12. Butterfly (from 2017s Butterfly)
13. Giving up Everything (from 2014s Natalie Merchant)
14. Frozen Charlotte (from 2017s Butterfly; original version on 1998s Ophelia)

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Nonesuch Records will release Natalie Merchants Keep Your Courage, her ninth solo studio album and first of new material since 2014s 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 Lnasa 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 Courageincludes four bonus tracks from earlier albums, previously unreleased on vinyl.

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