Hear Music/Concord Music Group is set to release the all-star recording of Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, a southern gothic supernatural musical from co-conspirators Stephen King, John Mellencamp and T Bone Burnett. This extraordinary collaboration features original music and lyrics plus key dialog excerpts performed by a stellar cast of guest artists including Elvis Costello, Rosanne Cash, Sheryl Crow, Neko Case, Taj Mahal, Ryan Bingham, Will Dailey and Kris Kristofferson, along with actors Matthew McConaughey, Samantha Mathis and Meg Ryan. This special release also includes the musical’s complete libretto, penned by Stephen King. A haunting tale of fraternal love, lust, jealousy and revenge 13 years in the making, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County will be released on June 4th, 2013.
GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY
-Libretto by Stephen King
-Music & Lyrics by John Mellencamp
-Musical Direction by T Bone Burnett
-Featured cast: Kris Kristofferson, Meg Ryan, Matthew McConaughey, Samantha Mathis, Elvis Costello
-Featured musicians: Elvis Costello, Sheryl Crow, Phil Alvin, Kris Kristofferson, Taj Mahal, Neko Case, Dave Alvin, Rosanne Cash, Will Dailey, John Mellencamp
Ghost Brothers of Darkland County will be available across a variety of formats:
· The 3-disc (2CD/1DVD) Hardcover Edition (distributed by Scribner) with leatherette cover, contains the musical’s songs (with and without dialog excerpts), specially printed libretto, liner notes written by noted journalist Alan Light and the Making of Ghost Brothers mini-documentary DVD, featuring in-depth interviews with King, Mellencamp and Burnett along with the digital libretto and other bonus material.
· The 2-disc (1CD/1DVD) Deluxe Edition features the musical’s songs with dialog excerpts and the digital libretto, along with bonus video including the Making of Ghost Brothers mini documentary and music only digital download card.
· The (enhanced CD) Standard Edition features the musical’s songs, dialog excerpts, digital libretto and music only digital download card.
· Ghost Brothers of Darkland County Digital Book Edition allows users to interact in unprecedented ways with the musical’s songs + digital libretto, as well as exclusive video and graphic materials.
· The songs from Ghost Brothers of Darkland County will also be available in a music only Standard Digital format.
Ghost Brothers of Darkland County track listing:
1. That’s Me ? Elvis Costello
2. That’s Who I Am ? Neko Case
3. So Goddamn Smart ? Dave Alvin, Phil Alvin, Sheryl Crow
4. Wrong, Wrong, Wrong About Me ? Elvis Costello
5. Brotherly Love – Ryan Bingham, Will Dailey
6. How Many Days ? Kris Kristofferson
7. You Are Blind ? Ryan Bingham
8. Home Again ? Sheryl Crow, Dave Alvin, Phil Alvin, Taj Mahal
9. You Don’t Know Me – Rosanne Cash
10. My Name Is Joe ? Clyde Mulroney
11. Tear This Cabin Down ? Taj Mahal
12. And Your Days Are Gone ? Sheryl Crow, Dave Alvin, Phil Alvin
13. Jukin’ – Sheryl Crow
14. What Kind Of Man Am I ? Kris Kristofferson, Phil Alvin, Sheryl
Crow Dave Alvin, Taj Mahal
15. So Goddamn Good ? Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, Sheryl Crow
16. Away From This World – Sheryl Crow
17. Truth – John Mellencamp