Catalpa (album)

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Studio album by Jolie Holland
Released November 11, 2003
Recorded 2002
Genre Country, folk
Length 50:05
Label ANTI-
Producer Jolie Holland
Jolie Holland chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Catalpa is Jolie Holland's debut album from 2003. The tracks were recorded in the living room of one of the band members with the intention of distributing the recordings among their friends. Inevitably, copies of the recordings were passed from person to person and demand increased for a commercial release of the album. Catalpa was initially released on the Anti Records label and distributed through In 2003, the San Francisco Chronicle chose Catalpa as one of the 10 best albums of that year.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Jolie Holland except where noted.

  1. "Alley Flowers" – 5:02
  2. "All the Morning Birds" – 4:23
  3. "Roll My Blues" (Mike Good) – 4:06
  4. "Black Hand Blues" – 2:55
  5. "December, 1999" – 3:36
  6. "I Wanna Die" – 5:19
  7. "Demon Lover Improv" – 4:32
  8. "Catalpa Waltz" – 5:08
  9. "The Littlest Birds" (Syd Barrett, Holland, Samantha Parton) – 3:59
  10. "Wandering Angus" (Holland, Miller Brian, William B. Yeats) – 7:22
  11. "Periphery Waltz" – 4:06
  12. "Ghost Waltz" – 3:50



  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. Catalpa at AllMusic