Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Wonder (single version)
Natalie Merchant 4:25
2 Carnival
Natalie Merchant 6:00
3 Jealousy (single version)
Natalie Merchant 2:44
4 San Andreas Fault
Natalie Merchant 3:58
5 Kind & Generous
Natalie Merchant 4:06
6 Break Your Heart
Natalie Merchant feat. N’Dea Davenport 4:53
7 Life Is Sweet
Natalie Merchant 3 5:14
8 The Living
Natalie Merchant 3:19
9 Build a Levee
Natalie Merchant feat. Mavis Staples 3 4:49
10 Not in This Life
Natalie Merchant 3 5:22
11 Motherland
Natalie Merchant 3 4:47
12 Owensboro
Natalie Merchant 5 4:25
13 Sally Ann
Natalie Merchant 5:49
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 She Devil
Natalie Merchant 5:56
2 Cowboy Romance
Natalie Merchant 8:04
3 Children Go Where I Send Thee
Natalie Merchant 5:15
4 Birds & Ships
Natalie Merchant 2:13
5 The Lowlands of Holland
Natalie Merchant 3:49
6 One Fine Day
Natalie Merchant 2:47
7 Photograph
Natalie Merchant feat. Michael Stipe 3:32
8 Party of God
Natalie Merchant 4:18
9 Thick as Thieves
Natalie Merchant 6:24
10 Bread & Circuses
Natalie Merchant 4:27
11 Because I Could Not Stop for Death
Natalie Merchant feat. Susan McKeown 3:52
12 Tell Yourself
Natalie Merchant 5:10
13 But Not for Me
Natalie Merchant 3:28
14 I Know How to Do It
Natalie Merchant 4:29
15 Come Take a Trip in My Airship
Natalie Merchant 4:03

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Gabriel Gordon (track 10)
Craig Ross (track 7)
acoustic guitar, banjo and mandolin:
Greg Leisz (track 11)
violin:
Hector Falcon (track 7)
Krystof Witek (track 7)
cello:
Garo Yellin (track 7)
chamberlin:
Patrick Warren (tracks 9–10)
Hammond organ:
Keefus Ciancia (track 9)
Elizabeth Steen (tracks 9–10)
bass guitar:
Graham Maby (track 7)
strings arranger:
Karl Berger (track 7)
viola:
Ralph Farris (track 7)
Conroy Kuo (track 7)
drums:
Matt Chamberlain (track 9)
Peter Yanowitz (track 7)
drums and percussion:
Matt Chamberlain (track 10)
organ:
Patrick Warren (track 11)
bass:
Mike Elizando (track 11)
Bob Glaub (track 9)
Graham Maby (track 10)
electric guitar:
Erik Della Penna (track 10)
Greg Leisz (track 9)
Rhodes piano:
Natalie Merchant (track 9)
piano:
George Laks (track 7)
Natalie Merchant (track 10)
accordion:
Van Dyke Parks (track 11)
baritone saxophone and tenor saxophone:
David Ralicke (track 9)
French horn:
Tom Varner (track 7)
assistant mixer:
Jenn Hilliard (tracks 9–11)
Robert Read (tracks 9–11)
Mike Scotella (track 7)
composer:
Natalie Merchant (tracks 7, 9–11)
conductor:
Karl Berger (track 7)
engineer:
Mike Piersante (tracks 9–11)
Todd Vos (track 7)
lyricist:
Natalie Merchant (tracks 7, 9–11)
mixer:
Jim Scott (US recording engineer and producer) (tracks 7, 9–11)
producer:
T‐Bone Burnett (tracks 9–11)
Natalie Merchant (tracks 9–11)
recorded by:
Mike Piersante (tracks 9–11)
vocals:
Natalie Merchant (tracks 7, 9–11)
Mavis Staples (track 9)
recording of:
Build a Levee (track 9)
Life Is Sweet (track 7)
Motherland (track 11)
Not in This Life (track 10)

CD 2

composer:
Carole King (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 3)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (track 13)
lyricist:
Gerry Goffin (track 6)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (track 13)
publisher:
New World Music Co. (1930) (track 13)
cover recording of:
One Fine Day (Carole King song) (track 6)
later translated versions:
Nua ned fia mi (track 13)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 13)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 13)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 13)
recording of:
But Not for Me (track 13)

Release Group

Wikidata: Q7317064 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Retrospective: 1995–2005 [info]