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Mavis Staples enlists Jeff Tweedy for new album, One True Vine

on April 08, 2013, 10:58am

Mavis Staples One True Vine

The legendary Mavis Staples previously recruited Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy to produce her 2010 album You Are Not Alone, and the two have since reunited for another go-around in the studio. On June 25th, ANTI- Records will release their latest collaboration, One True Vine.

Recorded at Wilco’s Loft in Chicago, the album spans 10 tracks and features Tweedy and his son Spencer (!) playing nearly every instrument.

The tracklist includes a cover versions of Low’s “Holy Ghost” from the Tweedy-produced The Invisible Way, in addition to Funkadelic’s “Can You Get to That” — which you can listen to it below. Tweedy and Nick Lowe also contributed original numbers to the album.

One True Vine Tracklist:
01. Holy Ghost
02. Every Step
03. Can You Get to That
04. Jesus Wept
05. Far Celestial Shores
06. What Are They Doing in Heaven Today
07. Sow Good Seeds
08. I Like the Things About Me
09. Woke Up This Morning (With My Mind on Jesus)
10. One True Vine