Matt Berninger – Serpentine Prison (Deluxe Edition) (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 01:04:09 minutes | 697 MB | Genre: Rock
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Concord Records
Matt Berninger of The National released his debut solo album, Serpentine Prison, last October via Book, Berninger’s new imprint with Concord. Now he has announced a new deluxe edition of the album that includes six bonus tracks (four covers and two originals) and shared one of those extra tracks, “Let It Be,” which is an original song and not a Beatles cover. The covers will be of songs by Eddie Floyd, Morphine, Bettye Swan, and The Velvet Underground. The deluxe edition is due out digitally March 12. Listen to “Let It Be” below, via a lyric video for the song.
Previously Berninger shared the album’s title track, “Serpentine Prison,” via a video for it. “Serpentine Prison” was one of our Songs of the Week. Then he shared another song from it, “Distant Axis,” via a video for it. Then he shared another song from it, “One More Second,” which was also one of our Songs of the Week. Then he shared a remix of “One More Second” by Baltimore four-piece Future Islands.
Booker T. Jones produced Serpentine Prison, with additional production by Sean O’Brien. The album features an array of special guest players, including: Matt Barrick (The Walkmen, Jonathan Fire*Eater, Muzz), Andrew Bird, Mike Brewer, Hayden Desser, Scott Devendorf (The National), Gail Ann Dorsey (David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz), Booker T. Jones, Teddy Jones, Brent Knopf (EL VY, Menomena), Ben Lanz (The National, Beirut), Walter Martin (The Walkmen, Jonathan Fire*Eater), Sean O’Brien, Mickey Raphael (Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan), Kyle Resnick (The National, Beirut), Matt Sheehy (EL VY, Lost Lander), and Harrison Whitford (Phoebe Bridgers).
1. Matt Berninger – My Eyes Are T-Shirts
2. Matt Berninger – Distant Axis
3. Matt Berninger – One More Second
4. Matt Berninger – Loved So Little
5. Matt Berninger – Silver Springs
6. Matt Berninger – Oh Dearie
7. Matt Berninger – Take Me Out of Town
8. Matt Berninger – Collar Of Your Shirt
9. Matt Berninger – All For Nothing
10. Matt Berninger – Serpentine Prison
11. Matt Berninger – European Son
12. Matt Berninger – Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye
13. Matt Berninger – In Spite Of Me
14. Matt Berninger – Big Bird
15. Matt Berninger – Let It Be
16. Matt Berninger – The End