Elephant's Graveyard

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Not to be confused with Elephants' graveyard.
Elephant's Graveyard
Compilation album by Ed Harcourt
Released August 8, 2005
Recorded Maplewood Studios, Ridge Farm Studios, Real World Studios, Aerosol Grey Machine Studios, Atlantis Studios
Genre British rock
Length Promo CD1: 66:50
Promo CD2: 53:54
Label Heavenly Records, Astralwerks Records
Producer Jari Haapalainen, Hadrian Garrard, Ed Harcourt, Gil Norton, Tim Holmes, Tchad Blake
Ed Harcourt chronology
Strangers
(2004)
Elephant's Graveyard
(2005)
The Beautiful Lie
(2006)

Elephant's Graveyard is a special collection of B-sides and rarities from singer-songwriter Ed Harcourt. The collection was made available as a digital download only in the UK, and as a hard-to-find promo only 2-CD set in the US (released by Astralwerks Records). The collection spans roughly 5 years of music, some of which had been previously unreleased.

Ed also posted a track-by-track discussion of the collection on his website.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ed Harcourt, except where noted.

Part 1[edit]

  1. "The Unlucky One" – 4:46
  2. "T Bone Tombstone" – 3:14
  3. "Here Be Monsters" – 4:43
  4. "I've Become Misguided" – 5:37
  5. "When Americans Come to London" – 5:05
  6. "Alligator Boy" – 5:29
  7. "Weary and Bleary Eyed" – 5:27
  8. "Last of the Troubadors" – 4:22
  9. "Little Silver Bullet" – 3:06
  10. "Sleepyhead" – 3:55
  11. "Coal Black Heart" – 4:54
  12. "Blackwoods Back Home" – 5:12
  13. "Still I Dream of It" (Brian Wilson) – 5:24
  14. "The Ghosts Parade" – 5:36

Part 2[edit]

  1. "Angels on Your Body" – 4:13
  2. "The Hammer and the Nail" – 5:18
  3. "She Put a Curse on Me (Parts I & II)" – 6:07
  4. "The Iceman Cometh" – 4:29
  5. "Asleep at the Helm" – 3:50
  6. "Sugarbomb" – 3:12
  7. "Paid to Get Drunk" – 3:45
  8. "Atlantic City" (Bruce Springsteen) – 3:45
  9. "Deathsexmarch" – 1:17
  10. "Mysteriously" – 3:34
  11. "Only Happy When You're High" – 4:21
  12. "Breathe a Little Softer" – 4:56
  13. "Every Night" – 2:53
  14. "Epitaph" – 2:14

Credits[edit]

Part 1:

  • Track 1: previously unreleased
  • Tracks 2-3: from "Something in My Eye" single (June 11, 2001)
  • Tracks 4-5: from "She Fell Into My Arms" single (September 10, 2001)
  • Tracks 6-9: from "Apple of My Eye" single (January 21, 2002)
  • Track 10: from a magazine compilation CD
  • Tracks 11-12: from "All of Your Days Will Be Blessed" (February 3, 2003)
  • Tracks 13-14: from "Still I Dream of It" single (October 28, 2002)
  • Track 13: Brian Wilson cover

Part 2:

  • Track 1: bonus track from the Japanese pressing of From Every Sphere
  • Track 2: bonus track from the US pressing of From Every Sphere
  • Tracks 3-5: previously unreleased
  • Tracks 6-7: from "Watching the Sun Come Up" single (May 19, 2003)
  • Track 8: Bruce Springsteen cover
  • Tracks 9-10: from "This One's for You" single (August 30, 2004)
  • Tracks 11-12: from "Born in the '70s" single (November 1, 2004)
  • Tracks 13-14: from "Loneliness" single (February 14, 2005)