To Go Home [Merge]

To Go Home [Merge]

by M. WardM. Ward


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This excellent four-song EP adds more fuel to the suspicion that M. Ward is one of the smartest, most talented, and most appealing singer/songwriters of the early 2000s. The title cut is the feature, a revamped, near-majestic reading of Daniel Johnston's "To Go Home," featuring alt country royalty Neko Case. The album's other tracks -- the lazy country honk of "Cosmopolitan Pap," the hazy, melancholic piano ballad of "Human Punching Bag," and a cover of Jimmy Dale Gilmore's "Headed for a Fall" (also featuring Case) -- are equally wonderful. A worthy purchase for fans and newcomers alike, To Go Home is a little gem of an EP.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/20/2007
Label: Merge Records
UPC: 0673855028828
catalogNumber: 288
Rank: 11620


  1. To Go Home
  2. Cosmopolitan Pap
  3. Human Punching Bag
  4. Headed for a Fall

Album Credits

Performance Credits

M. Ward   Primary Artist,Guitar,Vocals
Nels Cline   Guitar,Track Performer
Howe Gelb   Track Performer
Neko Case   Vocals,Track Performer
Nick Luca   Track Performer
Mike Mogis   Track Performer
Jim James   Vocals,Track Performer
Rachel Blumberg   Track Performer
Chris Scruggs   Track Performer
Jesse Emerson   Track Performer
Mike Coykendall   Track Performer
Jordan Hudson   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Jimmie Dale Gilmore   Composer
Daniel Johnston   Composer
David Hammond   Composer
Chris Schultz   Engineer
Nick Luca   Engineer
Mike Mogis   Engineer
Jim Fairchild   Engineer
M. Ward   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Audio Production
Adam Selzer   Engineer
Mike Coykendall   Engineer

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