For Traveling Alone, Tift Merritt's Yep Roc Records label debut, Merritt put together her dream cast to make a record that was real, raw and live off the ﬂ oor. Recorded in Brooklyn in 8 days, this album was produced by Tucker Martine (The Decemberists, My Morning Jacket), features a guest appearance by Andrew Bird and a band that includes Marc Ribot (Tom Waits), Eric Heywood (Pretenders, Son Volt), John Convertino (Calexico) and longtime collaborator Jay Brown. These songs were written and traveled by Tift Merritt.
This bundle also includes the "Traveling Alone Travel Kit," available exclusively at the Yep Roc Store. The Travel Kit includes all the following items:
- 1 Natural canvas tote featuring the Bramble Rose Recordings logo
- 1 Perfect bound Traveling Alone journal
- 1 Set of official Traveling Alone playing cards featuring Tift as the Queen of Hearts
- 1 Set of 3 Traveling Alone postcards, each featuring a unique design inspired by the album artwork
- 1 Traveling Alone pencil