Iron & Wine to release album of lost early recordings

Archive Series Volume No.5: Tallahassee Recordings is out in May

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Iron & Wine will release Archive Series Volume No.5: Tallahassee Recordings via Sub Pop on May 7.

The album is a collection of recently unearthed recordings made by Sam Beam in the period 1998-9, three years before his official Iron & Wine debut, The Creek Drank The Cradle.

Its 11 songs were culled from a number of recordings that had been (mostly) forgotten by Beam himself but had been preserved by former roommate and one-time Iron & Wine member, EJ Holowicki. In addition to serving as both engineer and bassist, Holowicki also worked as archival producer in preparing the tracks for official release.

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Listen to “Calm On The Valley” below and pre-order the album here:

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