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Ghost Brothers Of Darkland County

Dave and Phil Alvin join together on Stephen King/John Mellencamp musical soundtrack


Dave Alvin and his brother Phil are featured in an all-star recording of the southern gothic supernatural musical from co-conspirators Stephen King (libretto), John Mellencamp (music & lyrics) and T Bone Burnett (musical direction). This extraordinary collaboration features original music and key dialog excerpts performed by a stellar cast of guest artists including Dave and Phil as the Ghost Brothers, Elvis Costello, Roseanne Cash, Sheryl Crow, Neko Case and Kris Kristofferson, along with actors Matthew McConaughey, Samantha Mathis and Meg Ryan. Check out the tracklisting below, with the five songs featuring Dave in bold.

The deluxe CD/DVD version of the musical is now available at the Yep Roc Store and digitally at iTunes.

The musical’s superb blues ‘n roots songs, performed by a stellar collection of guest artists, drives this haunting tale of fraternal love, lust, jealousy and revenge, 13 years in the making.

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This special deluxe 2-disc edition also contains a bonus DVD featuring the short film “A Look Behind Ghost Brothers of Darkland County” as well as the in-studio video recording of the song “Truth” with John Mellencamp.

Track listing:

  1. That’s Me – Elvis Costello

  2. That’s Who I Am – Neko Case

  3. So Goddamn Smart – Dave Alvin, Phil Alvin, Sheryl Crow

  4. Wrong, Wrong, Wrong About Me – Elvis Costello

  5. Brotherly Love – Ryan Bingham, Will Dailey

  6. How Many Days – Kris Kristofferson

  7. You Are Blind – Ryan Bingham

  8. Home Again – Sheryl Crow, Dave Alvin, Phil Alvin, Taj Mahal

  9. You Don’t Know Me – Rosanne Cash

  10. My Name Is Joe – Clyde Mulroney

  11. Tear This Cabin Down – Taj Mahal

  12. And Your Days Are Gone – Sheryl Crow, Dave Alvin, Phil Alvin

  13. Jukin’ – Sheryl Crow

  14. What Kind Of Man Am I – Kris Kristofferson, Phil Alvin, Sheryl Crow, Dave Alvin, Taj Mahal

  15. So Goddamn Good – Phil Alvin, Dave Alvin, Sheryl Crow

  16. Away From This World – Sheryl Crow

  17. Truth – John Mellencamp

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