The Natalie Merchant Collection comprises all eight of her solo studio albums plus two additional discs

Natalie Merchant releases a deluxe 10-CD box set on June 23.

The Natalie Merchant Collection includes all eight solo albums, plus Butterfly, a newly recorded set, and Rarities, a disc of previously unreleased and rare tracks.

Butterfly features four new songs and six reinterpreted selections from her catalogue, all arranged for string quartet. Rarities collects 15 rare and previously unreleased tracks recorded between 1998 and 2017, including home studio demos, album outtakes, live tracks, and collaborations with diverse artists like Billy Bragg, David Byrne, The Chieftains, Cowboy Junkies and Amy Helm.

Tracklisting for The Natalie Merchant Collection is:

DISC 1 – TIGERLILY (1995)
San Andreas Fault
Wonder
Beloved Wife
River
Carnival
I May Know The Word
The Letter
Cowboy Romance
Jealousy
Where I Go
Seven Years

DISC 2 – OPHELIA (1998)
Ophelia
Life Is Sweet
Kind & Generous
Frozen Charlotte
My Skin
Break Your Heart
King Of May
Thick As Thieves
Effigy
The Living
When They Ring the Golden Bells

DISC 3 – MOTHERLAND (2001)
This House Is on Fire
Motherland
Saint Judas
Put The Law on You
Build a Levee
Golden Boy
Henry Darger
The Worst Thing
Tell Yourself
Just Can’t Last
Not in This Life
I’m Not Gonna Beg

DISC 4 – THE HOUSE CARPENTER’S DAUGHTER (2003)
Sally Ann
Which Side Are You On?
Crazy Man Michael
Diver Boy
Weeping Pilgrim
Soldier, Soldier
Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow
House Carpenter
Owensboro
Down On Penny’s Farm
Poor Wayfaring Stranger

DISC 5 – LEAVE YOUR SUPPER (2010)
Nursery Rhyme of Innocence and Experience
Equestrienne
Calico Pie
Bleezer’s Ice-Cream
It Makes a Change
The King of China’s Daughter
The Dancing Bear
The Man in the Wilderness
maggie and milly and molly and may
If No One Ever Marries Me
The Sleepy Giant
The Peppery Man
The Blind Men and the Elephant

DISC 6 – LEAVE YOUR SLEEP (2010)
Adventures of Isabel
The Walloping Window Blind
Topsyturvey-World
The Janitor’s Boy
Griselda
The Land of Nod
Vain & Careless
Crying, My Little One
Sweet & a Lullaby
I Saw a Ship A-Sailing
Autumn Lullaby
Spring and Fall: to a young child
Indian Names

DISC 7 – NATALIE MERCHANT (2014)
Ladybird
Maggie Said
Texas
Go Down, Moses
Seven Deadly Sins
Giving Up Everything
Black Sheep
It’s A-Coming
Lulu (Introduction)
Lulu
The End

DISC 8 – PARADISE IS THERE: THE NEW TIGERLILY RECORDINGS (2015)
San Andreas Fault
Beloved Wife
Carnival
River
The Letter
Where I Go
I May Know the Word
Seven Years
Cowboy Romance
Jealousy
Wonder

DISC 9 – BUTTERFLY (2017)
Butterfly
She Devil
Baby Mine
Frozen Charlotte
Ophelia
The Worst Thing
The Man in the Wilderness
My Skin
Vain & Careless
Andalucía

DISC 10 – RARITIES (1998–2017)
The Village Green Preservation Society
Too Long at the Fair
Order 1081 (with David Byrne & Fatboy Slim)
To Love Is to Bury (with Cowboy Junkies)
Saint Judas
Birds & Ships (with Billy Bragg)
The Lowlands of Holland (with The Chieftains)
Sonnet 73
Learning the Game
My Little Sweet Baby
Political Science
Build a Levee
Sit Down, Sister
The Gulf of Araby
Portofino

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