Colin Meloy Sings Shirley Collins?

After a short stint across the pond with his band the Decemberists, Colin Meloy is back in town to work on a cover EP of traditional tunes by Britain’s “first lady of folk,” Shirley Collins. The EP, which will be available during the songwriter’s January solo tour, follows the Colin Meloy Sings Morrissey EP available on his last solo tour (link)

Someone get me some MP3s of hers, quickly.

UPDATE: Apparently Colin listed this song of hers as one of his five favorites.

MP3: Shirley Collins – Charlie

There Stands the Glass has made a Shriley Collins post in honor of this news.

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