(Wilderland Records, 2014)

  1. Any Way the Wind Blows
  2. Out of Pawn
  3. Your Fonder Heart
  4. Why We Build the Wall
  5. Now You Know
  6. If It’s True
  7. Namesake
  8. Young Man in America
  9. Two Kids
  10. The Pursewarden Affair
  11. His Kiss the Riot
  12. Come September
  13. You Are Forgiven
  14. Our Lady of the Underground
  15. Cosmic American

A solo recording made with Gary Paczosa in Nashville. It includes several re-recorded songs that are up to ten years old; some from Hadestown (recorded in Anais’ own voice for the first time); and a few new songs that have never been recorded before.

AM says: “If the title were longer, it would be dear audience, thank you for everything.”

Release date 30th September 2014 (North America) / 6th October (Rest of World)

Child Ballads

(Wilderland Records, 2013)

Child Ballads
  1. Willie of Winsbury
  2. Willie’s Lady
  3. Sir Patrick Spens
  4. Riddles Wisely Expounded
  5. Clyde Waters
  6. Geordie
  7. Tam Lin

Together with songwriter Jefferson Hamer, Anais co-arranged a series of English and Scottish ballads from the Francis James Child collection. The album was recorded in Nashville with producer/engineer Gary Paczosa and the traditional ballads have been carefully re-imagined to embrace an American sensibility as well as a deep respect for the heritage of the tradition.


(Wilderland Records, 2012)

Young Man in America
  1. Wilderland
  2. Young Man in America
  3. Coming Down
  4. Dyin Day
  5. Venus
  6. He Did
  7. Annmarie
  8. Tailor
  9. Shepherd
  10. You are Forgiven
  11. Ships

Our first independent release, produced by Todd Sickafoose at Earycanal in NY and CA! Ornate and percussive, this album features a tribe of innovative musicians, new friends and old.

AM says: “Inspired by American manhood, British ballads and my father.”

Hymns for the Exiled

(Wilderland Records / Righteous Babe Records in Europe, 2004)

Hymns for the Exiled
  1. Before the Eyes of Storytelling Girls
  2. 1984
  3. Cosmic American
  4. The Belly and the Beast
  5. Orion
  6. Mockingbird
  7. I Wear Your Dress
  8. Quecreek Flood
  9. Two Kids
  10. A Hymn for the Exiled
  11. Two Kids
  12. One Good Thing
Anais’ debut album that saw her teaming up with Michael Chorney for the first time (here in the role of producer). Originally released by Chicago indie Waterbug Records, the album found its way to Ani diFranco, and was the catalyst in forming a fruitful relationship with diFranco’s Righteous Babe Records, who went on to release her next albums ‘The Brightness” and “Hadestown”.