Scattered (album)

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Genre Alternative country
Label Handsome Family Music
The Handsome Family chronology
Honey Moon

Scattered is a second compilation of demos, outtakes and rarities by alternative country band The Handsome Family. It was released 2010 through Handsome Family Music and is the sequel to 2002's Smothered and Covered .


Track listing

  1. "The Lost Soul" - 3:21
    • version of a traditional
  2. "When It Rains" - 2:25
  3. "Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues" - 5:39
  4. "Snowball" - 2:16
    • song by The Handsome Family
  5. "Ain't No Grave" - 2:53
    • Brother Claude Ely cover
  6. "Little Buddy" - 3:56
    • an early track from 1993
  7. "Eleanor Rigby" - 2:45
  8. "A Plague Of Humans" - 3:01
    • song by The Handsome Family
  9. "Famous Blue Raincoat" - 5:07
  10. "Drinking Beer On The Roof" - 3:23
    • alternate take from "The Red Leaf Forest" (digital-only bonus track from Honey Moon )
  11. "Telephones And Telescopes" - 3:06
    • a song written by Brett Sparks
  12. "Lost Highway" - 2:59
  13. "Honcho" - 1:58
    • instrumental recorded by Brett Sparks on 4-track
  14. "The Blizzard" - 3:32
  15. "What Does The Deep Sea Say?" - 3:37
    • a version of the song by The Handsome Family (maybe a Bob Miller cover, maybe it's a traditional)
  16. "Tranqualized" - 2:56
    • a song written by Brett Sparks in 1996
  17. "June Bugs" - 3:36
    • alternate mix of the song released on Honey Moon
  18. "One Way Up" - 2:37
    • 4-track demo of the song released on Odessa
  19. "Claire Said" - 4:29
    • an early live recording of the song released on Odessa

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