This looks a little bit better than decent...
Another Rough Trade Shops compilation is due to hit store shelves pretty soon. Rough Trade Shops: Singer Songwriter 01 will be released via Mute on July 3rd.
The double-disc compilation features the likes of Elliott Smith, Polly Jean Harvey, Cat Power and Nick Cave... and that's just the first CD! Track listing as follows...
1 Micah P. Hinson - 'Beneath The Rose'
2 Bright Eyes - 'The Calendar Hung Itself'
3 Plush - 'I've Changed My Number'
4 Franklin Bruno - 'The Irony Engine'
5 Adrian Crowley - 'The Girl From The Estuary'
6 Cat Power - 'Metal Heart'
7 James William Hindle - 'Come Down Slowly'
8 Mark Eitzel - 'Take Courage'
9 Tracey Thorn - Plain Sailing'
10 The Bevis Frond - 'Waving'
11 Richard Thompson - 'Vincent Black Lightning 1952'
12 PJ Harvey - 'Dress' (demo)
13 Elvis Costello - 'I Want You'
14 Tom Waits - 'Little Boy Blue'
15 Barbara Manning - 'Scissors'
16 Elliott Smith - 'Needle In The Hay'
17 Simon Joyner - 'Alabaster'
18 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - 'Where Do We Go Now But Nowhere'
19 James Yorkston - 'Someplace Simple'
20 Julie Doiron - 'When The Snow Falls This November'
1 Victoria Williams - 'Summer Of Drugs'
2 Richard Hawley - 'Hotel Room'
3 Diane Cluck - 'Easy To Be Around'
4 Vic Chesnutt - 'Danny Carlisle'
5 Mark Mulcahy - 'The Way That She Really Is'
6 Matthew Hattie Hein - 'Number One'
7 Jane Weaver - 'Is Everybody Happy?'
8 Lou Barlow & His Sentridoh - 'Forever Instant'
9 Robert Wyatt - 'Blues In Bob Minor'
10 Jeffrey Lewis - 'Don't Let The Record Label Take You Out To Lunch'
11 Kristin Hersh - 'Sundrops'
12 King Creosote - 'Just After 11 She Left'
13 Charlie Parr - 'To A Scrapyard Bustop'
14 Mary Margaret O'Hara - 'Dear Darling'
15 Antony and The Johnsons - 'Cripple and The Starfish'
16 The Mountain Goats - 'Masher'
17 Nick Lowe - 'Endless Sleep'
18 Daniel Johnston - 'Speeding Motorcycle'