Studio Recording by Cowboy Junkies

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All That Reckoning

Released July 13, 2018

1. All That Reckoning (Part 1)
2. When We Arrive
3. The Things We Do To Each Other
4. Wooden Stairs
5. Sing Me A Song
6. Mountain Stream (The Angel)
7. Missing Children (The Tyger)
8. Shining Teeth
9. Nose Before Ear
10. All That Reckoning (Part 2)
11. The Possessed

Latent Recordings Latex CD55 / LP55

Notes Falling Slow

Released October 2015

4 CD Box Set including:

Remastered versions of Open, One Soul Now and At The End of Paths Taken

The fourth CD is new recordings of songs from this timeframe:

1. Also One
2. Shrike
3. Morning Cried
4. Cold Evening Wind
5. So They Say
6. Three Wishes
7. The Slide *
8. Done Your Time
9. IKEA Parking Lot

* New version, previously released on One Soul Now

Latent Recordings Latex CD48

The Nomad Series

Released April 17, 2012

Box Set containing the 4 CD's from the Nomad Series (see below) along with a CD of "Extras"

1. My Boy Burns
2. The Girl Behind The Man Behind The Gun
3. Old Hotel
4. Marathon
5. Punching Holes Through
6. Sad Peter Pan
7. Demons
8. Guilty By Association
9. Forthright
10. Stay Inside

Latent Recordings LatexCD34

The Wilderness

The Nomad Series Volume 4
Released March 27, 2012

1. Unanswered Letter
2. Idle Tales
3. We Are The Selfish Ones
4. Damaged From The Start
5. Angels In The Wilderness
6. Fairytale
7. The Confessions of Georgia E.
8. I Let Him In
9. Staring Man
10. Fuck, I Hate The Cold

Sing In My Meadow

The Nomad Series Volume 3
Released October 18, 2011

1. Continental Drift
2. It's Heavy Down Here
3. 3rd Crusade
4. Late Night Radio
5. Sing In My Meadow
6. Hunted
7. A Bride's Price
8. I Move On

Latent Recordings LatexCD31

Sing In My Meadow Bonus Tracks

The Nomad Series Volume 3
Released October 18, 2011

1. Mountain
2. My Little Basquiat
3. Spiral Down
4. Lay It Down
5. Follower 2


The Nomad Series Volume 2
First available December 13, 2010
Official Release Date January 18, 2011

1. Wrong Piano
2. Flirted With You All My Life
3. See You Around
4. Betty Lonely
5. Square Room
6. Ladle
7. Supernatural
8. West of Rome
9. Strange Language
10. We Hovered With Short Wings
11. When The Bottom Fell Out

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Demons Bonus Tracks EP

The Nomad Series Volume 2
First available December 13, 2010
Official Release Date January 15, 2011

1. Stay Inside
2. Old Hotel
3. Withering
4. Marathon
5. Forthright
6. Sad Peter Pan
7. Guilty By Association

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Renmin Park

The Nomad Series Volume 1
Released Apr 15, 2010

1. Intro
2. Renmin Park
3. Sir Francis Bacon At The Net
4. Stranger Here
5. A Few Bags of Grain
6. I Cannot Sit Sadly By Your Side
7. (You've Got To Get) A Good Heart
8. Cicadas
9. Interlude
10. My Fall
11. Little Dark Heart
12. A Walk In The Park
13. Renmin Park (revisited)
14. Coda

Latent Recordings LatexCD28
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At The End of Paths Taken

Europe Release April 10, 2007
North America Release Apr 17, 2007

1. Brand New World
2. Still Lost
3. Cutting Board Blues
4. Spiral Down
5. My Little Basquiat
6. Someday Soon
7. Follower 2
8. It Really Doesn't Matter Anyway
9. Blue Eyed Saviour
10. Mountain
11. My Only Guarantee

Shrike was a bonus song on the U.S. Itunes site only


Latent Recordings. Under exclusive license to Zoe Records
a Rounder Records Group Company. Zoe 01143 1097-2

Anatomy of an album -
At The End of Paths Taken

Download only available 2007

Contains 21 demo versions of the songs that became At The End of Paths Taken.

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Early 21st Century Blues

Released May 6, 2005

1. Licensed To Kill
2. Two Soldiers
3. December Skies
4. This World Dreams Of
5. Brothers Under the Bridge
6. You're Missing
7. Handouts In the Rain
8. Isn't It a Pity
9. No More
10. I Don't Want to Be a Soldier
11. One

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Early 21st Lyrics

Latent Recordings LATEXCD18

One Soul Now

UK Release May 31, 2004
North American Release Jun 8, 2004

1. One Soul Now
2. Why This One
3. My Wild Child
4.From Hunting Ground to City Street
5. Stars of Our Stars
6. Notes Falling Slow
7. No Long Journey Home
8. He Will Call You Baby
9. Simon Keeper
10. The Slide

Produced by Michael Timmins

One Soul Now Lyrics

CD Only: Latent Recordings / Zoe 01143 1036-2
CD with bonus neath your covers: MRCD 6426

anatomy of an album

the making of one soul now
CD-ROM Released Jun 8, 2004

Contains 1 'chapter' for each song on the CD. Includes draft versions of the songs, lyrics and a background on the development of each song.

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Latent Recordings, manufactured by MapleMusic Recordings, distributed by Universal Music Canada MRCD6427

Released May 2001

1. i did it all for you
2. dragging hooks (river song trilogy: part III)
3. bread and wine
4. upon still waters
5. dark hole again
6. thousand year prayer
7. i'm so open
8. small swift birds
9. beneath the gate
10. close my eyes

There is also a Japanese version of the CD which contains the following bonus tracks taken from Waltz Across America
11. blue guitar
12. hollow as a bone (revisited)
13. dark hole again

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Open Lyrics

Latent Recordings, Maufactured and Distributed in Canada by Universal Music CD 4400140552
Japan CD Cooking Vinyl under license from Latent Recordings PVCP8762

Rarities, B-Sides and Slow Sad Waltzes
Released June 1999

1. I Saw Your Shoes
2. Five Room Love Story
3. Sad To See The Season Go
4. If You Gotta Go, Go Now (Bob Dylan)
5. Love's Still There
6. To Lay Me Down (Robert Hunter and Jerry Garcia)
7. A Few Simple Words
8. River Waltz
9. Leaving Normal
10. The Water Is Wide (Traditional)
11 Unlisted Track - My Father's House (Bruce Springsteen)

A collection of songs released on various collections and soundtracks and promotional CD's. This CD was released on the Cowboy Junkie's Latent Records, the label they started with for their first 2 releases (see below).

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Rarities Lyrics

CD Canada: Latent Recordings Distributed by True North Records TND 190

Miles From Our Home

Released June 30, 1998

1. New Dawn Coming
2. Blue Guitar
3. Miles From Our Home
4. Good Friday
5. Darkling Days
6. Hollow As A Bone
7. Someone Out There
8. The Summer Of Discontent
9. No Birds Today
10. Those Final Feet
10 Hidden Track - At the end of the Rainbow

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MFOH lyrics

CD: GEFSD-25201
CD:CGEFD 25201

Lay It Down
Released February 27, 1996

1. Something more besides you
2. A common disaster
3. Lay it down
4. Hold on to me
5. Come calling (his song)
6. Just want to see
7. Lonely sinking feeling
8. Angel mine
9. Bea's song (River Song Trilogy: part II)
10. Musical key
11. Speaking confidentially
12. Come calling (her song)
13. Now I know

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LID Lyrics

CD: GEFSD-24952

The Collection
Released 1993

The first 5 studio CD's packaged together
in black vinyl.

Pale Sun, Crescent Moon
Released November 23, 1993

1. Crescent Moon
2. First Recollection
3. Ring on the Sill
4. Anniversary Song
5. White Sail
6. Seven Years
7. Pale Sun
8. The Post
9. Cold Tea Blues
10. Hard to Explain (Ray Agee)
11. Hunted
12. Floorboard Blues

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PSCM Lyrics

CD: 74321-16808-2

black eyed man
Released February 11, 1992

1. Southern Rain
2. Oregon Hill
3. This Street, That Man, This Life
4. A Horse in the Country
5. If you were the Woman and I was the Man
6. Murder, Tonight, In the Trailer Park
7. Black Eyed Man
8. Winter's Song
9. The Last Spike
10. Cowboy Junkies Lament
11. Townes' Blues
12. To Live is to Fly (Townes Van Zandt)

Bonus songs on the Japanese version only:
13. Lost My Driving Wheel (David Wiffen)
14. If You Gotta Go, Go Now (Bob Dylan)

This was the last Junkies release available on vinyl and that was only in the U. K.

Black and white photo from inside sleeve of vinyl

UK: LP RCA PL90620, CD PD90620, Cassette PK90620

CANADA: CD RCA 7863-61049-2

BEM Lyrics

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the caution horses
Released March 13, 1990
Recorded December 1989

1. Sun Comes Up, It's Tuesday Morning
2. 'Cause Cheap is How I Feel
3. Thirty Summers
4. Mariner's Song
5. Powderfinger (Neil Young)
6. Rock and Bird
7. Witches
8. Where are you Tonight?
9. Escape is so Simple
10. You Will be Loved Again (O'Hara)

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TCH Lyrics

U.S. Vinyl Release: RCA 2058-1-R
RCA CD: 2058-2-R

RCA Cover

The original Latent Cover (below)

The Latent Back with pictures of the players from The Church

RCA Alternative Cover (below)

The Trinity Session
RCA Release November 15, 1988
Latent Release early 1988

Captured live at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Toronto on November 27, 1987

Track listing RCA
1. Mining for Gold (Traditional: Arranged by James Gordon)
2. Misguided Angel (Margo and Michael Timmins)
3. Blue Moon Revisited (Song for Elvis)
4. I Don't Get It (Margo and Michael Timmins)
5. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry (Hank Williams)
6. To Love is to Bury (Margo and Michael Timmins)
7. 200 More Miles
8. Dreaming My Dreams with You (Allen Reynolds)
9. Working on a Building (Traditional: Arranged by the Cowboy Junkies)
10. Sweet Jane (Lou Reed)
11. Postcard Blues (Michael Timmins)
12. Walking After Midnight (A. Block/D. Hecht)

Track listing Latent Records - Latex 5
Side 1
1. Mining for Gold
2. Misguided Angel
3. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
4. I Don't Get It
5. To Love is to Bury

Side 2
1. 200 More Miles
2. Dreaming My Dreams with You
3. Sweet Jane
4. Postcard Blues
5. Walking After Midnight

Working on a Building and Blue Moon Revisited did not appear on the original album. Blue Moon Revisited was first released on It Came from Canada 4.

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TTS Lyrics

Pictures of the Church of the Holy Trinity

Official Trinity Church Site

Original Vinyl Release: Latex 5
RCA Canada 8568-2-R
RCA Alternative Cover 8568-2-R-SP


Whites Off Earth Now!!
180g Vinyl re-release Nov 2009
SACD CD re-release early 2007
RCA Release 1991
Latent Release 1986

Recorded on June 28, 1986

1. Shining Moon (Lightning Hopkins)
2. State Trooper (Bruce Springsteen)
3. Me and the Devil (Robert Johnson)
4. Decoration Day (John Lee Hooker)
5. Baby Please Don't Go (Bukka White)
6. I'll Never Get out of These Blues Alive (John Lee Hooker)
7. Take Me (Michael Timmins, Margo Timmins)
8. Forgive Me (John Lee Hooker)
9. Crossroads (Robert Johnson)

The photos for the from cover were taken by Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo. Back photo by Jeff Cossette and only available on vinyl. Recorded in the garage of a house they were renting in Toronto.

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WOEN Lyrics

Original Vinyl Release: Canada Latex 4
RCA CD: Canada 2380-2-R
SACD Reissue UD SACD 4010

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Last update: October 21, 2018
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