Mercury Rev have announced the release of Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited, on February 8 via Bella Union.
The record is a “reimagining” of Gentry’s 1968 album The Delta Sweete and features an impressive cast of guest vocalists including Norah Jones, Hope Sandoval, Beth Orton, Lucinda Williams, Rachel Goswell, Vashti Bunyan, Marissa Nadler, Susanne Sundfør, Phoebe Bridgers, Margo Price, Kaela Sinclair, Carice Van Houten and Laetitia Sadier.
Listen to “Sermon” featuring Margo Price:
Peruse the tracklisting for Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited below, and pre-order the album here:
1. Okolona River Bottom Band ft. Norah Jones
2. Big Boss Man ft. Hope Sandoval
3. Reunion ft. Rachel Goswell
4. Parchman Farm ft. Carice van Houten
5. Mornin’ Glory ft. Laetitia Sadier
6. Sermon ft. Margo Price
7. Tobacco Road ft. Susanne Sundfør
8. Penduli Pendulum ft. Vashti Bunyan with Kaela Sinclair
9. Jessye Lisabeth ft. Phoebe Bridgers
10. Refractions ft. Marissa Nadler
11. Courtyard ft. Beth Orton
12. Ode To Billie Joe ft. Lucinda Williams**
**Not included on the original ‘The Delta Sweete’
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