Sam Beam the
IRON & WINE
illustrated DISCOGRAPHY in chronological order,
and alphabetical songlist (scroll down) ...

Please send an email if you have any corrections or additional information.
Thank you!

created January 21-24, 2005 by Ger Potze & Leo Meijer
online since January 21, 2005
last updated on May 26, 2008

Scroll down through this page for:
- Various artists compilations including exclusive Iron & Wine tracks and other exclusive appearances;
- The Iron & Wine songlist (compiled with the help of the folks at the I&W forum);
- Links.




7" vinyl single
March 1, 2002
Sub Pop Records
SP 598


Sub Pop Singles Club

  1. Call Your Boys
  2. Dearest Forsaken

Limited edition of 1,000 copies on clear vinyl.




CD

September 24, 2002
Sub Pop Records
SP 600


LP

May 20, 2003
Sub Pop Records
SP 600


The Creek Drank The Cradle

  1. Lion's Mane
  2. Bird Stealing Bread
  3. Faded From The Winter
  4. Promising Light
  5. The Rooster Moans
  6. Upward Over The Mountain
  7. Southern Anthem
  8. An Angry Blade
  9. Weary Memory
  10. Promise What You Will
  11. Muddy Hymnal

    the LP comes with a bonus 7" vinyl single
    including two tracks not on the CD:

  12. Her Tea Leaves
  13. Carissa's Wierd

The promo CD for this album was released in a cardboard sleeve with completely different artwork.




CD-R
Summer 2002
Patchwork Music
no cat.no.


Tour EP

  1. Sea And The Rhythm
  2. Jesus The Mexican Boy
  3. Red Dust
  4. Someday The Waves
  5. Overhead
  6. Dead Man's Will

Very limited edition hand labeled, CD-R formatted tour only EP, sold during the 2002 Summer tour.

Tracks 3 & 5 are otherwise unavailable so far ...



CD EP
September 9, 2003
Sub Pop Records
SP 619

12" vinyl EP
July 10, 2007
Sub Pop Records
SP 619


The Sea & the Rhythm

  1. Beneath The Balcony
  2. The Sea And The Rhythm
  3. The Night Descending
  4. Jesus The Mexican Boy
  5. Someday The Waves

Five songs recorded in Sam Beam's bedroom from the 2002 "The Creek Drank the Cradle" sessions.



LP/CD
March 24, 2004
Sub Pop Records
SP 630

CD
2004
Houston Party Records
(Spain) HPR094

CD
January 19, 2007
P-Vine (Japan)
PCD-23868


Our Endless Numbered Days

  1. On Your Wings
  2. Naked As We Came
  3. Cinder And Smoke
  4. Sunset Soon Forgotten
  5. Teeth In The Grass
  6. Love And Some Verses
  7. Radio War
  8. Each Coming Night
  9. Free Until They Cut Me Down
  10. Fever Dream
  11. Sodom, South Georgia
  12. Passing Afternoon
  13. Belated Promise Ring (Japanese CD only)
  14. Homeward, These Shoes (Japanese CD only)

    Limited edition copies of the LP came with a bonus 7" vinyl single
    including two tracks not on the album:

  15. Sinning Hands
  16. No Moon

    Limited edition copies of the (Sub Pop) CD came with a bonus CD-single
    including four tracks not on the album:

  17. Cinder And Smoke (demo)
  18. Swans And The Swimming
  19. Free Until They Cut Me Down (demo)
  20. Hickory

Also have a look at the artwork of the promo CD for this album.



download only
iTunes exclusive EP
June 22, 2004
Sub Pop Records
SP 657


iTunes Exclusive

  1. No Moon
  2. Sinning Hands
  3. Friends They Are Jewels
  4. Peng! 33 (Stereolab cover)

iTunes is offering an exclusive 4-song EP comprised of 2 b-sides from the recording sessions from Our Endless Numbered Days ("No Moon" and "Sinning Hands" - previously available only on a bonus 7" single included with the first vinyl pressing of Our Endless Numbered Days ), a Stereolab cover ("Peng!" - prev. available only on a compilation that came with the 2nd issue of the amazing arts and culture magazine Yeti), and a track from Sam's unreleased archives ("Friends They Are Jewels").



CD-single
October 19, 2004
Sub Pop Records
SP 664


Passing Afternoon

  1. Passing Afternoon
  2. Communion Cups And Someone's Coat
  3. Dearest Forsaken (live @ KCRW, December 6, 2002)

Track 1 from Our Endless Numbered Days.

Track 2 is a new one and was recorded in August of 2004. This track should keep you satisfied until the new Iron and Wine EP Woman King comes out February 22, 2005.

Track 3 previously available only on the Iron and Wine Sub Pop Singles Club 7 inch; here recorded live at KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic in Los Angeles.



12" vinyl EP
CD EP
February 2005
Sub Pop Records
SP 665

CD EP
February 2005
Houston Party Records
(Spain) HPR?


Woman King

  1. Woman King
  2. Jezebel
  3. Gray Stables
  4. Freedom Hangs Like Heaven
  5. My Lady's House
  6. Evening On The Ground (Lilith's Song)

Here's the artwork of the promo CD for this release.



internet release only
www.livebonnaroo.com
FEDDIW105
Summer 2005



Live Bonnaroo 11th June 2005

  1. Sunset Soon Forgotten
  2. Jezebel
  3. Woman King
  4. Free Until They Cut Me Down
  5. Cinder And Smoke
  6. Evening On The Ground (Lilith's Song)
  7. Love And Some Verses
  8. Bird Stealing Bread
  9. Mr. Soul (Buffalo Springfield/Neil Young cover)
  10. The Night Descending
  11. Naked As We Came
  12. Fever Dream
  13. On Your Wings
  14. Freedom Hangs Like Heaven
  15. Upward Over The Mountain
  16. Teeth In The Grass
  17. Southern Anthem
  18. My Lady's House
  19. The Trapeze Swinger

Recorded live at the Bonnaroo Music Festival, Manchester, TN, June 11, 2005.

This 'release' is available for purchase as MP3 or FLAC downloads only at the Live Bonnaroo website.



12" vinyl EP
CD EP
September 12, 2005
Touch And Go (Europe)
TG290

CD EP
September 12, 2005
Spunk! (Australia)
URA161

12" vinyl EP
CD EP
September 13, 2005
Overcoat Recordings (US)
OC28

CD
June 2, 2006
P-Vine (Japan)
PCD4332


Sam Beam (second from the left) with Calexico In The Reins - with Calexico

  1. He Lays In The Reins
  2. Prison on Route 41
  3. History of Lovers
  4. Red Dust
  5. 16, Maybe Less
  6. Burn That Broken Bed
  7. Dead Man's Will

    Japanese version only bonustracks:
  8. He Lays In The Reins (stripped-down live version)
  9. A History Of Lovers (stripped-down live version)
  10. Wild Horses (Rolling Stones cover) (live)
  11. Prison On Route 41 (stripped-down live version)
  12. All Tomorrow's Parties (Velvet Undergound cover) (live)
  13. Burn That Broken Bed (stripped-down live version)

Tracks 8-10 were recorded on KEXP Radio Seattle on October 22, 2005.
Tracks 11-13 were recorded on KUD Radio Austin on October 31, 2005.

Also see the Touch And Go & Overcoat artwork for the original 7-track promotional CD.



download only
iTunes exclusive EP
February 7, 2006
Sub Pop Records
SP 711


Live Session EP (iTunes Exclusive)

  1. Love Vigilantes (New Order)
  2. Faded From The Winter
  3. Sodom, South Georgia
  4. The Trapeze Swinger (clean)
  5. The Trapeze Swinger
  6. Cinder And Smoke
  7. Naked As We Came

Tracks 4 and 5 are the same, except for the F word that has just been blanked out on the 'clean' version!



CD-single
July 31, 2006
Sub Pop Records
SP 724


Such Great Heights

  1. Such Great Heights
  2. Trapeze Swinger (live recording from Radio Vienna)
  3. Naked As We Came (live recording from Radio Vienna)

Also issued as a 2-track promo CD (PRO103) including tracks 1 and 3.

Originally scheduled to be released June 30, 2006.



iTunes download
(US store only)
September 12, 2006




Live At Lollapalooza 2006 EP

  1. Sinning Hands
  2. Peace Beneath The City
  3. Freedom Hangs Like Heaven (unlisted, comes together with track 2)
  4. Jezebel

All tracks recorded live at the Lollapalooza Festival, Chicago, IL, August 4, 2006.



CD-single
July 10, 2007
Sub Pop Records (US)
SP 743

10" vinyl single
August 27, 2007
Transgressive Records (UK)
TRANS058TE

CD-single
August 27, 2007
Transgressive Records (UK)
TRANS058CD


Boy With A Coin

  1. Carried Home
  2. Boy With A Coin
  3. Kingdom Of Animals

Also issued as a promo CD (Sub Pop PROCD 115).



LP/CD
September 24, 2007
Transgressive Records (UK)
TRANS

LP/CD
September 25, 2007
Sub Pop Records
SP 710


The Shepherd's Dog

  1. Pagan Angel And A Borrowed Car
  2. White Tooth Man
  3. Lovesong Of The Buzzard
  4. Carousel
  5. House By The Sea
  6. Innocent Bones
  7. Wolves (Song Of The Shepherd's Dog)
  8. Resurrection Fern
  9. Boy With A Coin
  10. The Devil Never Sleeps
  11. Peace Beneath the City
  12. Flightless Bird, American Mouth

    Limited edition copies (pre-order only?) of both the Sub Pop LP and CD came with a bonus CD-single
    including two tracks not on the album:

  13. Arms Of A Thief
  14. Serpent Charmer

The LP version of this album comes with a download code for the MP3's of these songs.

A promo CD for this album has been issued in a cardboard sleeve with completely different artwork.



10" vinyl single
to be released
1,000 copies only
June 2, 2008
Transgressive Records (UK)
TRANS


Lovesong Of The Buzzard

  1. Lovesong Of The Buzzard
  2. Arms Of A Thief
  3. Serpent Charmer

Also to be available through iTunes.






CD
December 2000
Yeti (US)



Various Artists - Yeti compilation One

  • Dead Man's Will

    Various artists compilation CD that came with art magazine/book "Yeti" issue #1.



  • CD
    late 2002/early 2003
    Sound Collector (US)
    SC8CD


    Various Artists - Sound Collector 8
    the pink/bearded man issue

  • Sacred Vision

    Various artists compilation CD that came with magazine "Sound Collector" issue #8.



  • CD EP
    January 21, 2003
    Sub Pop Records
    SP 608

    2LP
    November 9, 2004
    Sub Pop Records
    SP 595


    The Postal Service - Such Great Heights

    The Postal Service - Give Up - 2LP version

  • Such Great Heights (The Postal Service cover)

    The Postal Service CD EP "Such Great Heights" includes "Such Great Heights" from their debut full-length "Give Up", as well as a song not found on the record ("There's Never Enough Time"), a cover of "Such Great Heights" by Iron and Wine, and a cover of "We Will Become Silhouettes" by The Shins.

    All these tracks (and more) have also been issued on the 2nd LP of the vinyl version of The Postal Service album "Give Up".
    The original CD version (without the cover versions) was originally released on February 19, 2003.
    The 2LP version has been released on November 9, 2004 on limited edition red vinyl.



  • CD
    April 2003
    Magic (France)

    CD
    May 2003
    Bang (UK)



    Various Artists - Magic
    Various Artists - This Shit Is Immortal (Bang)

  • The Past And Pending (a Shins song performed by James Mercer of The Shins,
    Sam Beam of Iron & Wine, and Rosie Thomas
    )

    Various artists CD compilation that came with the April 2003 issue of French magazine "Magic".

    Also released on the various artists compilation CD "This Shit Is Immortal" that came with issue #2, the May 2003 issue of UK magazine "Bang". The CD was only available with the magazine when purchased in the UK.



  • CD
    2003
    Yeti (US)



    Various Artists - Yeti compilation Two

  • Peng! 33 (Stereolab cover)
  • Waitin' For A Superman (Flaming Lips cover)

    Various artists compilation CD that came with art magazine/book "Yeti" issue #2.

    "Peng! 33" has also been released on the Rough Trade/Mute various artists compilation CD "Rough Trade Shops Counter Culture 2003" in February 2004 and on the "iTunes Exclusive" download only EP in June 2004.



  • CD
    2003

    CW 2003


    Carissa's Wierd - Scrap Book
    rare and unreleased originals and covers 1996-2003

  • Chelsea Hotel (Leonard Cohen cover by Carissa's Wierd w/ Sam Beam of Iron & Wine)

    A rarities CD available only at the last few gigs Carissa's Wierd played when they were splitting up.



  • CD
    September 23, 2003
    Sub Pop Records
    SP 612

    CD
    June 1, 2004
    Sub Pop Records
    SP 651


    Rosie Thomas - Only With Laughter Can You Win

    Various Artists - Patient Zero

  • Red Rover (by Rosie Thomas with Sam Beam)

    Sam Beam of Iron & Wine joins Rosie Thomas on "Red Rover," a result of their Winter/Spring 2003 tour with James Mercer of the Shins.



  • CD
    November 18, 2003
    Suicide Squeeze
    SSQ030CD


    The Six Parts Seven - Lost Notes From Forgotten Songs

  • Sleeping Diagonally (re.made by Sam Beam of Iron & Wine)

    The original instrumental (!) version of this track appears on The Six Parts Seven's album "Things Shaped In Passing" from March 2002.



  • CD
    January/February 2004
    Starbucks/Hear Music (US)



    Various Artists - Sweetheart: Love Songs
    our favorite artists sing their favorite love songs

  • Ab's Song (Marshall Tucker Band cover)

    Starbucks Valentine's Day compilation CD.

    Love is the answer.
    We asked our favorite artists to perform their favorite love songs for this special compilation. Some of the most distinctive and memorable vocalists and musicians in music today took us up on our request to bring you this romantic bouquet of classic lovesong balladry. Filled with timeless songs to fall in love with and to fall in love to, we were surprised and delighted at what they chose. We hope you agree that each has transformed these lovesongs into highest form of art: the art of love.
    (Taken from the Starbucks website, listen to the songs or order -US & Canada only- the CD there).



  • 12" single
    early 2004
    Ladies & Gentleman (US)



    Various Artists - Ladies & Gentlemen

  • Morning

    Various artists 12" vinyl single compilation that came with issue #1 of "Ladies & Gentlemen" magazine.
    Limited edition of 1,000 copies.



  • CD
    2004
    Connect (promo)



    Various Artists - Connect
    Rarities Sampler Volume 1

  • Loud As Hope



  • CD
    July 2004
    Comes With A Smile (UK)
    smile011


    Various Artists - Hope Isn't A Word - Comes with a Smile Vol. 11

  • Smokestack Lightning (Howlin' Wolf cover, recorded live at The Borderline, London, May 19, 2004)

    Various artists compilation CD that came with magazine "Comes With A Smile" issue #15.



  • CD-single
    July 13, 2004
    Sub Pop Records
    SP 653


    The Shins - Fighting In A Sack

  • New Slang (a Shins song performed live by James Mercer of The Shins w/ Sam Beam of Iron & Wine)



  • 2CD
    August 2004
    Tract Records (US)
    TR016

    CD
    January 31, 2006
    rerelease
    Tract Records (US)
    TR016


    Various Artists - I Am A Cold Rock. I Am Dull Grass
    A Tribute To The Music Of Will Oldham

  • We All, Us Three, Will Ride (Will Oldham cover)

    Originally released as a limited edition tribute double CD of 500 copies. Out of print.
    Free with all pre-orders of this tribute came the CD-R "A Formal Apology" (TR024),
    which contains a cover version of "Muddy Hymnal" by Racingpaperplanes.

    This tribute has been rereleased as a single CD on January 31, 2006.
    It has a few new contributions, some were deleted, but Iron & Wine's performance is still on the disc.



  • CD
    October 2004
    Palm Pictures (US)
    PALMCD2136



    Various Artists - Sounds Eclectic 3

  • Waitin' For A Superman (Flaming Lips cover recorded live in session
    for KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic, December 6, 2002
    )

    Originally only available with a KCRW Membership ($25 and up).
    Street Release Date: January 11, 2005.



  • CD
    January 11, 2005
    Hollywood Records
    2061-62497-2


    Various Artists - In Good Company
    Original Soundtrack

  • The Trapeze Swinger

    This soundtrack also contains the Iron & Wine songs "Sunset Soon Forgotten" and "Naked as We Came", both taken from the "Our Endless Numbered Days" album.



  • CD
    December 2005
    Yeti (US)



    Various Artists - Yeti compilation Three

  • John's Glass Eye

    "An early home-recorded song from the magnaminous Sam Beam, our only friend whose beard looks good."

    Various artists compilation CD that came with art magazine/book "Yeti" issue #3.



  • DVD
    May 9, 2006
    Sub Pop Records
    SP 714


    Various Artists - Acquired Taste

  • Southern Anthem
  • Naked as We Came




  • 4LP/2CD
    October 30, 2007
    Sony
    88697 12038 2


    Various Artists - I'm Not There
    Original Soundtrack

  • Dark Eyes (w/ Calexico) (Bob Dylan cover)

    "33 Bob Dylan songs reinterpreted by some of music's most acclaimed voices."



  • CD
    March 2008
    Yeti (US)



    Various Artists - Yeti compilation Five

  • Wolves (Song Of The Shepherd's Dog) (live)

    "This song was recorded on October 29, 2007 at the Queens Hall in Edinburgh, Scotland.
    Extra thanks to Sam, AJ and Howard Greynolds for this version, which differs quite a bit from the recorded one."

    Various artists compilation CD that came with art magazine/book "Yeti" issue #5.



  • The Iron & Wine Songlist, an alphabetical list of all various Iron & Wine songs and where to find them ... (not updated since March 2006) ...



    Links

    The official Iron & Wine website
    Passing Afternoon, an Iron and Wine fansite
    Sub Pop Records
    ::muddy hymnal:: the unofficial Iron & Wine fansite (not updated since April 2004)



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