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This page hosts rare or otherwise unavailable audio,
mostly live recordings that aren't commercially available.

The Mutton Birds
B-Sides & Rarities
Volume 1

01 Your Window (original)
02 Giant Friend (original)
03 A Thing Well Made (live)
04 She's Like A City (live)
05 Ngaire (acoustic)
06 A Man and a Woman
07 Anchor Me (remix edit)
08 Nature (live)
09 Anchor Me (live)
10 The Heater (live)
11 In My Room (live)
12 April (live)
13 Another Morning (live)
14 When The Wind Comes Round (live)
15 Dominion Road (live)
16 Big Fish (slow version)
17 Answerphone (Don on vocal)

1-2 from NZ 'The Mutton Birds' album
3-4 from NZ 'Nature' single
5 from NZ 'Anchor Me' single
6 from NZ 'The Heater' single
7 from UK 'Anchor Me' single
8 from NZ 'Solid Pyrite Hits' compilation
9-15 from NZ-only 'Envy Of Angels' bonus disc
16-17 from NZ 'Come Around' single


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The Mutton Birds
B-Sides & Rarities
Volume 2

01 Along the Boundary
02 Don't Fear The Reaper
03 You've Got The Eyes
04 While You Sleep (alt mix)
05 Pulled Along By Love (single)
06 Better Not Find You
07 As Close As This (single)
08 Pulled Along By Love (live acoustic)
09 The Falls (live acoustic)
10 The Girl With The X-Ray Eyes
11 No Telling When (instrumental)
12 Three Minutes (instrumental edit)
13 Straight To Your Head (live)
14 Trouble With You (live)
15 She's Been Talking (live)
16 While You Sleep (live)
17 As Close As This (live)
18 Ray (live)

01 from UK 'Come Around' single
02 from Aus 'Don't Fear The Reaper' single
3-4 out-takes from 'Envy Of Angels' sessions
5-6 from UK 'Pulled Along By Love' single
7-9 from UK 'AsCloseAsThis' single
10 from NZ 'The Underwater Melon Man' soundtrack album
11-12 from Don McGlashan's 'Instrumental Music' CD sampler
13-16 from BBC GLR Sessions (26th Jan 1998)
17-18 from BBC GLR Sessions (5th Feb 1999)


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Interviews & Radio Sessions

The Mutton Birds - Dermot O'Leary, BBC Radio 2 (27th Oct 2012)
The Mutton Birds - Gideon Coe, BBC 6Music (25th Oct 2012)
Don McGlashan - Radio NZ (29th Sep 2012)
The Mutton Birds - New Zealand National Radio (27th Jan 2012)
Don McGlashan - Radio NZ (7th May 2011)
Peter Storry's interview with Don in London (22nd July 2010)
Don McGlashan - Wammo interview and live session (3rd March 2009)
Don McGlashan - Radio NZ (27th Feb 2009)
Don McGlashan - Radio NZ (June 2008)
Don McGlashan - Public Address Radio (2007)
Don McGlashan - Radio NZ (Dec 2007)
Don McGlashan - Radio NZ (Mid-2006)
Don McGlashan - National Radio (2002)
David Long - Musical Chairs (2002)
Don McGlashan - Rain, Steam & Speed Promo CD Interview
Don McGlashan - National Radio (1998)
Mutton Birds - NZ TV (1994)
Don McGlashan - National Radio (1994)
Don McGlashan - NZ TV (1992)


The Mutton Birds
Live Rarities

01 Queen's English (Don and the Auckland Chamber Orchestra)
02 Straight To Your Head (12 Bar Club 01-02-98)
03 April (12 Bar Club 01-02-98)
04 Small Mercies (12 Bar Club 01-02-98)
05 The Green Lantern (12 Bar Club 01-02-98)
06 Big Fish (12 Bar Club 15-12-97)
07 The Heater (12 Bar Club 07-97)
08 Nature (with Wayne Mason, Bodega 05-03-98)
09 Andy (Wolverhampton 25-11-00)
10 Claude Rains (Wolverhampton 25-11-00)
11 White Valiant (Bodega 19-12-01)
12 Stay Hungry (Shepherd's Bush Empire 12-00)
13 Helicopter Pilot (Stoke 11-06-98)
14 Come Sunday (Stoke 11-06-98)
15 Nature (Don and Wayne Mason (acoustic)
16 Too Close To The Sun (live on Helter Skelter)
17 White Valiant (live on Helter Skelter)
18 In My Room (live on Helter Skelter)
19 Before The Breakthrough (live on Helter Skelter)
20 She's Been Talking (live on VH1)
21 Trouble With You (live on VH1)
22 Last Year's Shoes (Don and Tony live on Good Morning)
23 The Falls (live - National Radio)
24 Last Year's Shoes (live - National Radio)
25 As Close As This (live - National Radio)
26 While You Sleep (live - National Radio)
27 Pulled Along By Love (live - National Radio)
28 Claire (live - Good Morning)
29 Claude Rains (live at the Zoo)
30 Andy (Live at the Zoo)
31 Come Sunday (Nottingham 14-05-98)
32 Like This Train (live on VH1)
33 Ray (Sky TV)
34 She's Been Talking (Wellington 30-11-95)
35 The Falls (Ice TV)

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Note: This collection gathers some harder to find tracks, such as Come Sunday, Stay Hungry and Helicopter Pilot, Don's live recording of Queen's English with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra, the first ever public airing of Green Lantern (recorded at the 12 Bar Club in Feb '98), and some audio from live TV performances. The rest are mostly personal choices of particularly good live performances, some of which I've tweaked and removed some background hiss from.

A note from Don about the live recording of "Queen's English" performed with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra, Chris O'Connor and John Segovia. "It's based on the arrangement I did for the Mutton Birds' gig with the NZ National Symphony back in '99 - but I had to re-jig it for smaller orchestra."



The Mutton Birds
Shepherd's Bush Empire, London
27th October 2012

01 Envy Of Angel
02 Dominion Road
03 In My Room
04 A Thing Well Made
05 Straight To Your Head
06 Trouble With You
07 Too Close To The Sun
08 Wellington
09 Ngaire
10 While You Sleep
11 Come Around
12 Queens English
13 The Heater
14 Nature
15 Encore 1
16 White Valiant
17 Along The Boundary
18 Pulled Along By Love
19 Encore 2
20 Anchor Me

(Huge thanks to Oli Draper for the recording)

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Don McGlashan
Spaceland, LA
10th August 2010

01 Don't Fight It Marsha
02 Straight To Your Head
03 Dominion Road
04 Envy Of Angels
05 Girl Make Your Own Mind Up
06 Last Year's Shoes
07 The Heater
08 Pulled Along By Love
09 While You Sleep

(Thanks to Steve Watson for the recording)

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Don McGlashan
Bishop, CA
5th August 2010

01 Don't Fight It Marsha (partial)
02 Dominion Road
03 This Is London
04 Envy Of Angels
05 Marvellous Year
06 A Thing Well Made
07 Harbour Bridge
08 Jackie's Song
09 Ngaire
10 Bathe In The River
11 C2006P1
12 The Heater
13 Pulled Along By Love
14 While You Sleep
15 I Will Not Let You Down
16 Andy
17 Anchor Me

(Thanks to Tricia Lew for the recording)

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Don McGlashan
Whelans, Dublin
25th July 2010

01 Don't Fight It Marsha
02 Dominion Road
03 This Is London
04 Wellington
05 Envy Of Angels
06 Marvellous Year
07 Harbour Bridge
08 Andy
09 Girl Make Your Own Mind Up
10 Toy Factory Fire
11 C2006P1
12 The Heater
13 Pulled Along By Love
14 While You Sleep
15 Anchor Me

(Thanks to Robert Love for the recording)

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Don McGlashan
Dingwalls, London
22nd July 2010

01 Don't Fight It Marsha
02 This Is London
03 Dominion Road
04 Envy Of Angels
05 Marvellous Year
06 Passenger 26
07 Harbour Bridge
08 Andy
09 Bathe In The River
10 C2006P1
11 The Heater
12 Pulled Along By Love
13 I Will Not Let You Down
14 Last Year's Shoes
15 Anchor Me

(Thanks to Peter Storry for the recording)

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Don McGlashan
The Borderline, London
22nd January 2009

01 Winning Numbers
02 While You Sleep
03 Bad Blood
04 Envy Of Angels
05 Along The Boundary
06 Long Time Gone
07 Straight To Your Head
08 A Thing Well Made
09 Tomorrow Night
10 Like This Train
11 Marvellous Year (start missing)
12 Pulled Along By Love
13 She's Been Talking
14 Anchor Me
15 Dominion Road
16 Queen's English
17 Bathe In The River

(Thanks to Olivier for the recording)

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Don McGlashan & Neil Finn
Roundhead Sessions
January 2009

01 Intro
02 Andy

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Don McGlashan
Enmore Theatre, Sydney
4th December 2008

01 While You Sleep
02 A Thing Well Made
03 Winning Numbers
04 Last Year's Shoes
05 Andy
06 Anchor Me

(Thanks to Harry Williams)

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Neil Finn & Don McGlashan
Backstage @ Glastonbury - BBC Radio 2 / 6Music
28th June 2008

01 Interview
02 Throw Your Arms Around Me
03 Interview
04 Anchor Me

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Don McGlashan
Live at the Orpheum Theatre, LA
17th May 2008

01 While You Sleep
02 A Thing Well Made
03 Dominion Road
04 I Hope Your Boyfriend Knows
05 Andy (with Neil Finn)
06 Anchor Me (with Neil Finn)

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Don McGlashan
Live at the Orpheum Theatre, LA
16th May 2008

01 Winning Numbers
02 A Thing Well Made
03 While You Sleep
04 I Hope Your Boyfriend Knows
05 Andy (with Neil Finn)
06 Anchor Me (with Neil Finn)

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Don McGlashan
Womad
2008

01 Nature Tomorrow Night / Queen's English
02 Interview

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Marshmallow
The Borderline, London
12th April 2005

01 Chopping Wood
02 Anytime Soon
03 Come Sunday
04 Snow
05 Do The Decent Thing
06 Empty Beach
07 Hang Up On You
08 Little Genius
09 Let Me Love You Like There's No Tomorrow
10 Just North Of Nowhere
11 Scooter Girl
12 Casting Couch
13 Later On
14 Open Mic Night

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Don McGlashan
Dans Palais
28th February 2002

01 Tomorrow Night
02 Ngaire
03 Passenger 26
04 Andy
05 Lebanon Tennessee
06 Don't Fight It Marsha
07 Small Mercies
08 Envy Of Angels
09 This Is London
10 Jackie's Song
11 While You Sleep
12 Last Year's Shoes
13 Claire
14 Trouble With You
15 Claude Rains
16 Miracle Sun
17 Dominion Road
18 Anchor Me
19 Pulled Along By Love

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The Mutton Birds
Bodega
19th December 2001

01 Envy Of Angels
02 Like This Train
03 Straight To Your Head
04 A Thing Well Made
05 She's Been Talking
06 Trouble With You
07 Wellington
08 Small Mercies
09 Along the Boundary
10 White Valiant
11 Dominion Road
12 Anchor Me
13 Winning Numbers
14 The Heater
15 Last Year's Shoes
16 Queen's English

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The Mutton Birds
Shepherd's Bush Empire, London
2nd December 2000

01 Envy Of Angels
02 Straight To Your Head
03 Dominion Road
04 Small Mercies
05 She's Been Talking
06 As Close As This
07 A Thing Well Made
08 Stay Hungry
09 Andy
10 Wellington
11 Winning Numbers
12 Queen's English
13 Nature
14 The Heater
15 April
16 Anchor Me
17 Come Around
18 While You Sleep
19 Pulled Along By Love

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The Mutton Birds
Wolverhampton
25th November 2000

01 Small Mercies
02 Straight To Your Head
03 Envy Of Angels
04 As Close As This
05 She's Been Talking
06 Like This Train
07 A Thing Well Made
08 Last Year's Shoes
09 Wellington
10 Winning Numbers
11 Andy
12 Claude Rains
13 Queen's English




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The Mutton Birds
The Junction, Cambridge
23rd November 2000

01 Envy Of Angels
02 Straight To Your Head
03 Small Mercies
04 As Close As This
05 She's Been Talking
06 Last Year's Shoes
07 Andy
08 Claude Rains
09 Queen's English
10 Pulled Along By Love
11 Dominion Road
12 The Heater
13 April
14 Anchor Me
15 Winning Numbers

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The Mutton Birds
Paramount Theatre, Wellington
27th October 1999

01 As Close As This
02 Dominion Road
03 Along The Boundary
04 Small Mercies
05 Trouble With You
06 Your Window
07 Jackie's Song
08 Last Year's Shoes
09 A Thing Well Made
10 Wellington
11 Winning Numbers
12 Pulled Along By Love
13 The Heater
14 Not To Take Sides
15 In My Room
16 Ray
17 Anchor Me
18 The Long Black Veil (Johnny Cash cover)
19 Nature

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The Mutton Birds
BBC Radio Wales
January 1999

01 Intro
02 Come Around
03 Chat
04 As Close As This
05 Chat
06 Dominion Road
07 Chat
08 A Thing Well Made
09 Chat
10 Ray
11 Anchor Me




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The Mutton Birds
Ronnie Scott's, London
26th January 1999

01 Dominion Road
02 Small Mercies
03 The Falls
04 Last Year's Shoes
05 Ray
06 Pulled Along By Love
07 Winning Numbers
08 Your Window

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The Mutton Birds
Sound Republic
13th January 1999

01 As Close As This
02 Dominion Road
03 Small Mercies
04 Last Year's Shoes
05 Ray
06 Pulled Along By Love
07 Winning Numbers
08 Your Window
09 A Thing Well Made
10 Anchor Me
11 In My Room




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(designed by Mike Blackwood)

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The Mutton Birds
Flapper & Firkin, Birmingham
17th April 1998

01 Envy Of Angels
02 Dominion Road
03 April
04 Like This Train
05 A Thing Well Made
06 Trouble With You
07 Esther
08 Straight To Your Head
09 Anchor Me
10 Along The Boundary
11 Come Around
12 The Heater
13 Small Mercies
14 Nature
15 Wellington
16 While You Sleep

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The Mutton Birds
Bodega
5th March 1998

01 Dominion Road
02 Esther
03 April
04 While You Sleep
05 Ten Feet Tall
06 A Thing Well Made
07 Wellington
08 Straight To Your Head
09 Small Mercies
10 Trouble With You
11 Like This Train
12 Come Around
13 The Heater
14 Not To Take Sides
15 Along The Boundary
16 Anchor Me
17 Inside My Skin
18 White Valiant
19 Nature (with Wayne Mason)

NOTE: Envy Of Angels opened the set, but the recording was flawed.

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The Mutton Birds
Guild Hall, Preston
25th April 1997

01 Envy Of Angels
02 Straight To Your Head
03 April
04 She's Been Talking
05 A Thing Well Made
06 Trouble With You
07 Come Around
08 Anchor Me
09 The Heater

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The Mutton Birds
Mean Fiddler, London
12th July 1996

01 Ten Feet Tall
02 In My Room
03 Straight To Your Head
04 A Thing Well Made
05 Intro
06 Like This Train
07 Trouble With You
08 Wellington
09 Inbetween Man
10 Queens English
11 Anchor Me
12 Along The Boundary
13 The Heater
14 White Valiant (half)

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The Front Lawn
The Beautiful Things b-sides



A massive thankyou to Jamie Martin who located and digitised a copy of the Front Lawn's 'Beautiful Things' cassette single and kindly offered to share the non-album b-side tracks - Aeroplane Song and what sounds like an alternative version of Walk Around The House.

The Front Lawn - Aeroplane Song
The Front Lawn - Walk Around The House (alternative version)