Golden Opportunities Mixtape
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|Golden Opportunities Mixtape|
|Studio album by Okkervil River|
|Released||December 12, 2007|
|Genre||Indie rock, Folk|
|Okkervil River chronology|
The Golden Opportunities Mixtape is a free downloadable album by indie rock band Okkervil River. It contains eight covers and one live version of an original. It was released without any press as a free download from the band's website on December 12, 2007. It was listed as a Must Have Download in the 1044th Issue of Rolling Stone.
|1.||"April Anne"||John Phillips||4:14|
|2.||"Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear"||Randy Newman||2:29|
|3.||"I Want to Know"||Charles F. Olsen/Ed Sanders||2:57|
|4.||"Do What You Gotta Do"||Jimmy Webb||3:04|
|5.||"I Came Here to Say I'm Going Away"||Serge Gainsbourg/Translated by Will Sheff||4:33|
|6.||"The Blonde in the Bleachers"||Joni Mitchell||3:02|
|7.||"Antarctica Starts Here"||John Cale||2:43|
|8.||"Listening to Otis Redding at Home During Christmas"||Will Sheff||7:11|
- Will Sheff: Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica
- Scott Brackett: Cornet, Keyboards, Piano on "April Anne"
- Brian Cassidy: Electric Guitar, Pedal Steel, Piano on "Listening to Otis Redding at Home During Christmas"
- Jonathan Meiburg: Vocals, Piano, Accordion
- Travis Nelsen: Drums
- Patrick Pestorius: Bass
- Justin Sherburn: Keyboard on "I Came Here to Say I'm Going Away"