Mark Lanegan: Straight Songs of Sorrow

On May 8,2020, “Heavenly Recordings” label released “Straight Songs of Sorrow”, the twelfth and final Mark Lanegan studio album. It was recorded in 2019, and was produced by Alain Johannes and Mark Lanegan.


  • Mark Lanegan – vocals, Moog DFAM drum synth, Moog Sirin bass synth, Moog Sub Phatty, Organelle synth, ARP Omni 2 synth, Yamaha SK10 synth, Roland TR-909 drum machine, Roland Juno synth, Roland TR-909 drum machine, Oberheim DMX drum machine, Organelle synth, Organelle synth, BOSS DR Rhythm 550, bass, electric guitar; Roland Juno synth
  • Alain Johannes – vocals, Yamaha SK10 synth, Shakers, acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, frame drum, drum programming, bass, Minimoog synth, drum programming, Casio synth, resonator guitar, hang drum, harmonium, flutes, bass, percussion, cigfiddle, Mellotron strings, Novation Bass Station, Casio beatbox, Drum Brute, Buchla Music Easel, Linn Drum drum machine
  • Adrian Utley – acoustic and electric guitar, Minimoog, Korg 3200 synth
  • Mark Morton – acoustic guitar
  • Dylan Carlson – electric guitar 
  • Shelley Brien – vocals, Yamaha SK10, Moog Sub Phatty, Roland 909 drum machine, Casiotone 701
  • Ed Harcourt – piano, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • John Paul Jones – mellotron
  • Jack Bates – bass
  • Jack Irons – drums, percussion
  • Michael Parnin – Gibson Maestro King drum machine, Eli 7030 drum machine, mixing
  • Wesley Eisold – vocals
  • Greg Dulli – vocals
  • Warren Ellis – fiddle
  • Sietse Van Gorkom – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Lanegan, except where noted.

  1. I Wouldn’t Want to Say
  2. Apples from a Tree – Mark Lanegan, Mark Morton
  3. This Game of Love
  4. Ketamine
  5. Bleed All Over
  6. Churchbells, Ghosts
  7. Internal Hourglass Discussion
  8. Stockholm City Blues
  9. Skeleton Key
  10. Daylight in the Nocturnal House
  11. Ballad of a Dying Rover
  12. Hanging On (For DRC) – Mark Lanegan, Mark Morton
  13. Burying Ground – Shelley Brien, Mark Lanegan
  14. At Zero Below
  15. Eden Lost and Found – Shelley Brien, Mark Lanegan

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