Rasputina release collection of ‘rarities and neglected items’

By Bob Gourley | Published on March 20, 2011

Cello rock legends Rasputina have put out a CD of previously unreleased ‘rarities and neglected items.’ The 14 track “Great American Gingerbread” features the following:

  • “Coraline” from the Neil Gaiman tribute album Where’s Neil When You Need Him?
  • “Skeleton Bang” appeared the charity album Colours Are Brighter in 2006 (on Rough Trade)
  • Score for “On My Knees”, a film Melora starred in/ directed by Kim Wood
  • Unreleased soundtrack material
  • Music composed for animation
  • Unused demos
  • A bonus DVD of a live performance and Q&A recorded in 2002 at the Knitting Factory NYC.

Click on the player below the hear a sample of the track “Ballad of Lizzie Borden” (which Melora wrote “at the age of 7 after having seen the television movie starring Elizabeth Montgomery of Bewitched fame.”

Rasputina – Ballad of Lizzie Borden by Virtual Label

The album is now available from their online store.

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