Ballads of Living and Dying

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Ballads of Living and Dying
Studio album by Marissa Nadler
Released 2004
Recorded 2003-2004
Genre Folk
Length 36:41
Label Eclipse
Producer Myles Baer
Marissa Nadler chronology
Ballads of Living and Dying
(2004)
The Saga of Mayflower May
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
Dusted Magazine favourable [2]
Pitchfork Media (8.0/10) [3]

Ballads of Living and Dying is Marissa Nadler's first album, released in 2004 on Eclipse Records.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Marissa Nadler, except where noted.

  1. "Fifty Five Falls" – 5:01
  2. "Hay Tantos Muertos" – 2:51 (Nadler, Pablo Neruda)
  3. "Stallions" – 3:11
  4. "Undertaker" – 2:17
  5. "Box of Cedar" – 4:39
  6. "Bird Song" – 3:07
  7. "Mayflower May" – 3:21
  8. "Days of Rum" – 4:20
  9. "Virginia" – 2:39
  10. "Annabelle Lee" – 5:15 (Nadler, Edgar Allan Poe)
  11. "Door Slam" (vinyl-only bonus track)

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

  • Marissa Nadler - Vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • Myles Baer - Accordion, backing vocals, EBow, electric guitar
  • Kendra Flowers - Harmony vocals ("Box of Cedar")

Production[edit]

Recorded, mixed and produced by Myles Baer at Black Hole Sound Studios, 2003-2004.

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