Tracey Thorn News

Tracey Thorn's "Tinsel and Lights" gets the deluxe treatment at iTunes

In addition to the original 12-track album, the newly released iTunes deluxe edition of Tracey Thorn's 2012 holiday album Tinsel and Lights includes the song “25th December,” which had been exclusive to the vinyl LP; acoustic radio session versions of three album tracks previously only available as streams through Tracey’s 2012 online Advent calendar; and the video for “Joy” filmed in France at Lille Christmas Market last year.   More >

Watch Tracey Thorn's Tinsel and Lights mini-documentary & listen to the full album stream at NPR Music

The holiday season is upon us, and Tracey Thorn's Tinsel and Lights is a beautiful new album to add to your collection! Featuring ten seasonal cover versions of songs by Dolly Parton, Joni Mitchell, Sufjan Stevens, Low and more as well as two new original tracks, Tinsel and Lights was produced by Ewan Pearson, and showcases Tracey’s famously rich vocals and contributions on guitar and piano.   More >

Tracey Thorn's holiday album Tinsel and Lights in stores now!

Start the holiday season now with Tinsel and Lights, Tracey Thorn's follow-up to her acclaimed 2010 album Love and Its Opposite. Featuring ten seasonal cover versions of songs by Dolly Parton, Joni Mitchell, Sufjan Stevens, Low and more as well as two new original tracks, Tinsel and Lights was produced by Ewan Pearson, and showcases Tracey’s famously rich vocals and contributions on guitar and piano.
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Tracey Thorn releases "Night Time" EP

In the summer of 2010, Mercury Prize winners (and Everything But The Girl fans) The xx asked Tracey Thorn and her long-time partner in EBTG Ben Watt to record a track from The xx’s debut album for a special compilation the band was commissioning of covers of the album’s songs by their favorite artists.   More >

Tracey Thorn covers The xx on new EP

In the summer of 2010, Mercury Prize winners (and Everything But The Girl fans) The xx asked Tracey Thorn and her long-time partner in EBTG Ben Watt to record a track from The xx’s debut album for a special compilation the band was commissioning of covers of the album’s songs by their favorite artists.   More >

2010 Year End Lists: Tracey Thorn

here's a top 10 of tracks - Marina and the Diamonds - I am not a robot (DJ Hell remix) Clock Opera - Once and For All MGMT - Someone’s Missing Caribou - Odessa Kort - Incredibly Lonely Warpaint - Undertow James Blake - Limit to your love Gorillaz - Broken Flowers and Sea Creatures - Sonic Robyn - Call your girlfriend Tracey Thorn's Love and Its Opposite as well as the two digital-only EPs are available in the Merge store.   More >

A Guide to 2010 Merge Digital releases

It’s easy to miss out on some of the digital-only releases we throw your way—the Internet is a pretty crowded place these days! Here’s a quick summary of what you may have missed:   More >

New free Tracey Thorn MP3!

Stereogum premiered the new Tracey Thorn UK radio mix of "Why Does the Wind?" More dance-oriented than the album version, the radio mix was produced and mixed by Ewan Pearson.   More >

Tracey Thorn plays "Oh, The Divorces!" live!

Tracey Thorn performed the first single from her forthcoming new album, Love and Its Opposite, at the piano, and it sounds amazing! Pre-order Love and Its Opposite in the Merge store now, and follow Tracey on twitter!   More >

Welcome to Merge, Tracey Thorn!

After pausing an 18-year career with partner Ben Watt in best-selling alt-pop duo Everything But The Girl (1982–2000), followed by a self-imposed hiatus to start a family, Tracey Thorn re-emerged in 2007 to a wave of critical acclaim with the glittering autobiographical folk-disco of Out of the Woods, her first solo album since 1982’s indie classic A Distant Shore.   More >