Emmylou Harris’ ‘Wrecking Ball’ To Be Reissued in April

wrecking ball1111Emmylou Harris‘ groundbreaking album Wrecking Ball is set to be reissued April 8 on Nonesuch Records. The project, produced by Daniel Lanois, earned the 1996 Grammy honor for Best Contemporary Folk Album. The new three-disc CD includes the remastered original album (remastered by Joe Gastwirt), a bonus CD of previously unreleased material, and a DVD of the documentary Building the Wrecking Ball, which features interviews and footage of Harris and Lanois, as well as guests Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Neil Young, Steve Earle, Brian Blade, and others. The album is available to pre-order at nonesuch.com with an exclusive print autographed by Harris.

In celebration of the reissue, Harris and Lanois will embark on an international tour this spring, including shows at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, The Vic in Chicago, and the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C. See below for tour and album details.

Disc 1 – Wrecking Ball (remastered by Joe Gastwirt)

1. “Where Will I Be” (Daniel Lanois)
2. “Goodbye” (Steve Earle)
3. “All My Tears” (Julie Miller)
4. “Wrecking Ball” (Neil Young)
5. “Goin’ Back to Harlan” (Anna McGarrigle)
6. “Deeper Well” (David Olney, Lanois, Emmylou Harris)
7. “Every Grain of Sand” (Bob Dylan)
8. “Sweet Old World” (Lucinda Williams)
9. “May This Be Love” (Jimi Hendrix)
10. “Orphan Girl” (Gillian Welch)
11. “Blackhawk” (Daniel Lanois)
12. “Waltz Across Texas Tonight” (Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris)

Disc 2 – Deeper Well: The Wrecking Ball Outtakes
1. “Still Water”
2. “Where Will I Be” (alternate version)
3. “All My Tears”
4. “How Will I Ever Be Simple Again”
5. “Deeper Well”
6. “The Stranger Song”
7. “Sweet Old World” (alternate version)
8. “Gold”
9. “Blackhawk” (alternate version)
10. “May This Be Love” (acoustic)
11. “Goin’ Back to Harlan”
12. “Where Will I Be” (alternate version)
13. “Deeper Well”

April 3 Los Angeles-The Wiltern
April 5 San Francisco-The Warfield
April 7 Royal Oak, Mich.-The Royal Oak
April 8 Chicago-The Vic
April 11 Washington, D.C.-The Lincoln Theatre
April 12 Brooklyn, N.Y.-TBA
April 13 Boston-The House of Blues


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