Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Drive My Car
The Donnas 2:36
2 Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
The Fiery Furnaces 2:56
3 You Won’t See Me
Dar Williams 3:32
4 Nowhere Man
Low 2:46
5 Think for Yourself
Yonder Mountain String Band 2:14
6 The Word
Mindy Smith 3:02
7 Michelle
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals 2:54
8 What Goes On
Sufjan Stevens 5:47
9 Girl
Rhett Miller 3:01
10 I’m Looking Through You
Ted Leo 2:26
11 In My Life
Ben Lee 3:10
12 Wait
Ben Kweller feat. Albert Hammond Jr 2:24
13 If I Needed Someone
Nellie McKay 2:17
14 Run for Your Life
Cowboy Junkies 4:08

Credits

CD 1

engineered in:
acoustic guitar:
Kevin Barry (track 3)
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
Chris Holt (track 9)
clarinet [baritone clarinet]:
Tracy Wannomae (track 7)
other instruments [all other instruments]:
Ted Leo (2005-05-26) (track 10)
other instruments [other]:
Matt Friedberger (track 2)
other instruments [whatever else]:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
electric bass guitar [Fender bass VI]:
Duke Levine (track 3)
shakers [shaker]:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
drumset [drum kit]:
James McAlister (track 8)
drumset [drums]:
Jay Bellerose (track 3)
Torry Castellano (track 1)
Oliver Charles (American Drummer) (track 7)
Daniel Hopkins (Radiant) (track 9)
Peter Timmins (track 14)
Ted Leo (2005-05-26) (track 10)
bass guitar:
Salim Nourallah (track 9)
bass guitar [bass]:
Alan Anton (track 14)
Paul Bryan (track 3)
Maya Ford (track 1)
Juan Nelson (track 7)
Ted Leo (2005-05-26) (track 10)
oboe:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
glockenspiel:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
mandolin:
Jeff Austin (track 5)
drums [drum] programming:
Brian Ring (track 4)
recorder [recorders]:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
tambourine:
James McAlister (track 8)
flute:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
Tracy Wannomae (track 7)
guitar:
Adam Aijala (track 5)
Ben Harper (singer, weissenborn guitar player, The Innocent Criminals) (track 7)
Allison Robertson (track 1)
Alan Sparhawk (track 4)
Michael Timmins (track 14)
Michael Ward (US guitarist for The Wallflowers/School of Fish) (track 7)
Ted Leo (2005-05-26) (track 10)
triangle:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
electronic organ [electric organ]:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
bass:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
Ben Kaufmann (Yonder Mountain String Band) (track 5)
banjo:
Dave Johnston (track 5)
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
mandola:
Duke Levine (track 3)
electric guitar:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
Chris Holt (track 9)
electric guitar [electric guitar on left speaker]:
Albert Hammond Jr. (Member of The Strokes) (track 12)
electric guitar [electric guitars]:
Duke Levine (track 3)
lap steel guitar [lap steel]:
Kevin Barry (track 3)
percussion:
Jay Bellerose (track 3)
Torry Castellano (track 1)
Daniel Hopkins (Radiant) (track 9)
Leon Mobley (Percussionist, Innocent Criminals) (track 7)
keyboard [Casiotone]:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Jason Yates (track 7)
omnichord:
Duke Levine (track 3)
piano:
Brett Anderson (The Donnas vocalist) (track 1)
Chris Holt (track 9)
harmonium:
Duke Levine (track 3)
bells [sleigh bells]:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
trombone:
Tom Ralls (track 7)
Wurlitzer electric piano [Wurlitzer piano]:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
arranger:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
assistant engineer:
Brandon Bell (track 6)
Adam Taylor (Engineer) (track 3)
assistant mixer:
James Mushorn (track 1)
background vocals [backing vocals]:
Torry Castellano (track 1)
Maya Ford (track 1)
Allison Robertson (track 1)
Paul Davis (backing vocals, Rhett Miller) (track 9)
Sanyard Egan (track 8)
Chris Holt (track 9)
Raymond Raposa (track 8)
background vocals [harmony vocals]:
Paul Bryan (track 3)
composer:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 5, 13)
engineer:
Low (Minnesota indie rock/slowcore band) (track 4)
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
Michael Timmins (track 14)
Adam Hawkins (track 11)
Brian Ring (track 4)
Walter Fischbacher (track 13)
Danny Leo (2005-05-26) (track 10)
instruments:
Ben Kweller (track 12)
Ben Lee (Australian singer/songwriter) (track 11)
Nellie McKay (track 13)
Lara Meyerratken (track 11)
lead vocals:
Rhett Miller (track 9)
lyricist:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 5, 13)
mixer:
Adam Hawkins (track 11)
Todd Burke (track 7)
Walter Fischbacher (track 13)
Paul David Hager (track 1)
Paul Q. Kolderie (track 3)
Jeff Wolpert (track 14)
Roger Greenawalt (track 12)
Greg McRae (track 5)
Salim Nourallah (track 9)
Gary Paczosa (track 6)
Bill Skibbe (American engineer and musician) (track 2)
producer:
The Donnas (track 1)
Ben Lee (Australian singer/songwriter) (track 11)
Danny Leo (track 10)
Ted Leo (track 10)
Duke Levine (track 3)
Low (Minnesota indie rock/slowcore band) (track 4)
Mindy Smith (track 6)
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
Michael Timmins (track 14)
Nellie McKay (track 13)
Lara Meyerratken (track 11)
Brian Ring (track 4)
Paul David Hager (track 1)
Roger Greenawalt (track 12)
recording engineer:
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
Paul David Hager (track 1)
Paul Q. Kolderie (track 3)
Jay Braun (track 2)
Roger Greenawalt (track 12)
Greg McRae (track 5)
Salim Nourallah (track 9)
Gary Paczosa (track 6)
Bill Skibbe (American engineer and musician) (track 2)
Donnie Whitbeck (track 7)
Danny Leo (2005-05-26) (track 10)
solo electronic instruments [tape recorder (440)]:
Bill Skibbe (American engineer and musician) (track 2)
vocals:
Adam Aijala (track 5)
Brett Anderson (The Donnas vocalist) (track 1)
Jeff Austin (track 5)
Ben Harper (singer, weissenborn guitar player, The Innocent Criminals) (track 7)
Ben Lee (Australian singer/songwriter) (track 11)
Sufjan Stevens (track 8)
Ben Kaufmann (Yonder Mountain String Band) (track 5)
Nellie McKay (track 13)
Lara Meyerratken (track 11)
Mimi Parker (track 4)
Margo Timmins (track 14)
Dar Williams (track 3)
Ted Leo (2005-05-26) (track 10)
writer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1–4, 6–12, 14)
Paul McCartney (tracks 1–4, 6–12, 14)
Richard Starkey (track 8)
publisher:
Northern Songs Ltd. (track 14)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 3)
engineered at:
mixed at:
recorded at:
arrangements:
12 Songs: Michelle (track 7)
cover recording of:
Drive My Car (track 1)
Girl (track 9)
If I Needed Someone (track 13)
In My Life (track 11)
Michelle (track 7)
Nowhere Man (track 4)
Run for Your Life (track 14)
The Word (track 6)
Think for Yourself (track 5)
Wait (track 12)
What Goes On (track 8)
You Won’t See Me (track 3)
I’m Looking Through You (2005-05-26) (track 10)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Noah Man (track 4)
Norwegian Jim (track 2)
Try Micah (track 1)
later translated versions:
A la meva vida (track 11)
Alles war Holz (track 2)
Geh (Girl) (track 9)
Irgendwo (track 4)
Matta (Girl) (track 9)
Michelle (Finnish) (track 7)
Michelle (French version of the Beatles' song) (track 7)
Michelle (german translation) (track 7)
Michelle (Italian version) (track 7)
Norjan puu (track 2)
Norwegiae lignum (track 2)
Peitä jälkesi (track 14)
Rien pour faire une chanson (Run for Your Life) (track 14)
Rêve (Girl) (track 9)
Tyttö (track 9)
later versions:
Je l'aime (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (tracks 1, 4, 6, 12)
All Together Now (medley) (track 7)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7" Mix) (tracks 1, 4)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (tracks 1, 4)

Release

liner notes: Jim Sampas (2005-08-17)
mastering: Greg Calbi
producer: Jim Sampas
mastered at: Sterling Sound in New York, New York, United States
ASIN: US: B000B8PC6S [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/2396541 [info]