The Golden Apples of the Sun

In 2004, Arthur magazine asked Devendra Banhart to compile songs from the colourful compilation and the only one to truly capture the full range of the ‘New Weird America’. The artists featured are good examples of the variety of styles, ranging from Matt Valentine and Ben Chasny to Joanna Newsom and Iron & Wine.

Tracklist:

  1. Vetiver - ‘Angel's Share’
  2. Joanna Newsom - ‘Bridges And Balloons’
  3. Six Organs of Admittance - ‘Hazy SF’
  4. Viking Moses - ‘Crosses’
  5. Josephine Foster - ‘Little Life’
  6. Espers - ‘Byss & Abyss’
  7. Vashti Bunyan & Devendra Banhart - ‘Rejoicing In The Hands’
  8. Jana Hunter - ‘Farm, CA’
  9. Currituck Co. - ‘The Tropics Of Cancer’
  10. White Magic - ‘Don't Need’
  11. Iron And Wine - ‘Fever Dream’
  12. Diane Cluck - ‘Heat From Every Corner’
  13. Matt Valentine - ‘Mountains Of Yaffa’
  14. Entrance - ‘You Must Turn’
  15. Jack Rose - ‘White Mule’
  16. Little Wings - ‘Look At What The Light Did Now’
  17. Scout Niblett - ‘Wet Road’
  18. Troll - ‘Mexicana’
  19. CocoRosie - ‘Good Friday’
  20. Antony Hegarty - ‘The Lake’