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hiss golden messenger

Devotion: Songs About Rivers and Spirits and Children

Merge Records

cloth wrapped slipcase 4cd boxset

Released: 2nd Nov 2018


cloth wrapped slipcase 4lp boxset + download

Released: 7th Dec 2018


this set contains the remastered albums of 'Bad Debt', 'Poor Moon', 'Haw' and 'Virgo Fool', beautifully presented.

It comes housed in a cloth-wrapped, foil-stamped slipcase and featuring original iconographic artwork, an exclusive foldout poster, full lyrics, and new liner notes. 'Virgo Fool' is a rarities compilation that will only be available physically as part of this collection. ffo jim james, jeff tweedy, and phospherescent to drool over. “offers the essential first chapters of the Hiss Golden Messenger story…possibly the most consistently compelling songwriting operation in existence” 8.5 – line of best fit

Devotion: Songs About Rivers and Spirits and Children


Bad Debt :

  1. Balthazar's Song
  2. No Lord Is Free
  3. Bad Debt
  4. O Little Light
  5. Straw Man Red Sun River Gold
  6. Far Bright Star
  7. The Serpent Is Kind (Compared to Man)
  8. Call Him Daylight
  9. Jesus Shot Me in the Head
  10. Super Blue (Two Days Clean)
  11. Roll River Roll
  12. Drum

Poor Moon:

  1. Blue Country Mystic
  2. Call Him Daylight
  3. Drummer Down
  4. Under All the Land
  5. Westering
  6. Pittsboro Farewell (Two Monarchs)
  7. Super Blue (Two Days Clean)
  8. Jesus Shot Me in the Head
  9. O Little Light
  10. A Working Man Can't Make It No Way
  11. Dreamwood
  12. Balthazar's Song

Haw :

  1. Red Rose Nantahala
  2. Sufferer (Love My Conqueror)
  3. I've Got a Name for the Newborn Child
  4. Hat of Rain
  5. Devotion
  6. The Serpent Is Kind (Compared to Man)
  7. Sweet as John Hurt
  8. Cheerwine Easter
  9. Hark Maker (Glory Rag)
  10. Busted Note
  11. What Shall Be (Shall Be Enough)

Virgo Fool :

  1. Rock Holy
  2. Black Country Woman
  3. Joyce & Joel
  4. Lion/Lamb
  5. Father Sky
  6. Issa
  7. Back to the River Again
  8. Tell Everyone
  9. Karen's Blues
  10. The Revenant
  11. Hard Promises