Mercury Rev Releasing Bobbie Gentry Tribute Album

Mercury Rev have announced the release of Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited, available 8th February via Partisan / Bella Union.

The album is a reimagining of Bobbie Gentry’s forgotten masterpiece and features an incredible cast list 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 below to “Sermon”, featuring Margo Price on vocals.

Mercury Rev will on tour in the UK next month celebrating the 20th anniversary of their classic album Deserter’s Songs,  full dates below:

Saturday 8th December : CARDIFF : The Gate
Sunday 9th December : PORTSMOUTH : Wedgewood Rooms
Monday 10th December : BIRMINGHAM : Glee Club
Tuesday 11th December NORWICH Arts Centre
Thursday 13th December : LEEDS : Brudenell Social Club
Friday 14th December : LEEDS : Brudenell Social Club
Saturday 15th December : NEWCASTLE : St Nicholas Cathedral
Sunday 16th December : MANCHESTER : Royal Exchange Theatre
Tuesday 18th December : LONDON : Oslo

Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited tracklist and artwork:

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’

Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited will be released 8th February via PartisanBella Union.

Photo credit: Ken Stringfellow
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