To the Yet Unknowing World

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To the Yet Unknowing World
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ReleasedFebruary 8, 2011
February 15, 2011 (iTunes Digital EP)
RecordedThe Great North Sound Society, Parsonsfield, ME
Label Pytheas Recordings
Producer Sam Kassirer
Josh Ritter chronology
So Runs the World Away
To the Yet Unknowing World
Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band – Live at The Iveagh Gardens

To the Yet Unknowing World is a limited-edition EP album by American singer-songwriter Josh Ritter. It was released on February 8, 2011. [1]



The EP features b-sides, demos, and remixes from the So Runs the World Away recording sessions. To the Yet Unknowing World was first made available on Ritter's official website and at his 2011 tour performances. [2] The EP later went on sale in record stores and iTunes, February 15, 2011. The title is from a line in the fifth act of Shakespeare's Hamlet [3] (the title of So Runs the World Away was also from a line of Hamlet, however, from the third act). [4] [5]

In addition to the six songs on the EP, music videos for "The Curse" and "Rattling Locks" were released as well. They were directed by Liam Hurley [6] and Sam Kassirer [7] respectively.

Track listing

All songs written by Josh Ritter.

  1. "Galahad" (studio b-side) – 4:17
  2. "Tokyo!" (studio b-side) – 3:19
  3. "Wild Goose" (for Rainn Wilson's book SoulPancake) – 2:29
  4. "Lantern" (acoustic Josh Ritter and Sam Kassirer demo) – 4:47
  5. "The Remnant" (Wallpaper remix) – 4:11
  6. "Rattling Locks" (Hesta Prynn remix) – 4:58




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