Welch announces "Boots No. 2"
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Welch announces "Boots No. 2"

Friday, September 11, 2020 – Gillian Welch announced today the release of "Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs, Vol. 2" via Acony Records on Sept. 18.

"Vol. 2" is the second installment of the newly unearthed cache of home demos and reel-to-reel recordings from the vault of Welch and her musical partner, guitarist David Rawlings, and was recorded between the making of Time "(The Revelator)" and "Soul Journey. "

Welch today also released the first two songs from the "Boots No. 2": "Beautiful Boy" And "I Just Want You To Know."

Volume 1 was released on July 31. Volume 3 will follow in the coming months.

The track list is:
1 Wouldn't Be So Bad 2:48
2 Didn't I 2:58
3 Good Baby 2:00
4 Hundred MIles 3:08
5 Rambling Blade 2:45
6 I Only Cry When You Go 3:07
7 Lonesome Just Like You 1:38
8 You Only Have Your Soul 2:11
9 Picasso 3:42
10 Beautiful Boy 3:32
11 Happy Mother's Day 1:53
12 Papa Writes to Johnny 3:49
13 Fair September 3:22
14 Wella Hella 2:19
15 I Just Want You To Know


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