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Elbow's Guy Garvey Handpicks New Compilation
Ben Hewitt , August 5th, 2009 09:36

The Elblow Variations out next month

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey has handpicked a selection of his favourite tunes for a new compilation CD that will be released next month.

The Elbow Variations will be released on September 14 and will feature 23 songs chosen by the singer, some of which have been regulars on his BBC 6 Music radio show 'Guy Garvey's Finest Hour'.

The tracklisting is as follows:

'Jump, Jive An' Wail' - Louis Prima & His New Orleans Gang

'Mardi Gras In New Orelans' - Fats Domino

'I Put A Spell On You' - Screamin' Jay Hawkins

'Fascinating Rhythm' - Oscar Peterson

'I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire' - The Inkspots

'Only Have Eyes For You' - The Flamingos

'I Just Want To Make Love To You' - Muddy Waters

'Leave My Wife Alone' - John Lee Hooker

'Brand New Cadillac' - Vince Taylor

'Parker's Mood' - Charlie "Bird" Parker

'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered' - Ella Fitzgerald

'The Thrill Is Gone' - Chet Baker

'Strange Fruit' - Billie Holiday

'Dark Was The Night' - Blind Willie Johnson

'Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus' - Maria Callas

'Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive' - Jonny Mercer

'Hold Tight' - Fats Waller

'Cow Cow Boogie' - The Inkspots with Ella Fitzgerald

'I'll See You Again' - Noel Coward

'It's Only A Paper Moon' - Nat "King" Cole

'I Got Rhythm' - Django Reinhardt

'Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat' - The Inkspots

'I'm Down In The Dumps' - Bessie Smith