Imitations is the eighth studio album by the American alternative rock musician Mark Lanegan, released on September 17, 2013 on Vagrant Records and Heavenly Recordings. It is a collection of cover songs, consisting of songs from Lanegan's parents' music collection and contemporary musicians, including Chelsea Wolfe, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and The Twilight Singers.
Produced by Martin Feveyear, who had previously worked with Lanegan on his previous covers album, I'll Take Care of You (1999), the album was preceded by the single, "I'm Not the Loving Kind".
No. Title Writer(s) Artist Length
1. "Flatlands" Chelsea Wolfe Chelsea Wolfe
2. "She's Gone" Vern Gosdin Vern Gosdin
3. "Deepest Shade" Greg Dulli The Twilight Singers
4. "You Only Live Twice" Leslie Bricusse Nancy Sinatra
5. "Pretty Colors" Al Gorgoni, Chip Taylor Frank Sinatra
6. "Brompton Oratory" Nick Cave Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
7. "Solitare" Neil Sedaka, Phil Cody Andy Williams
8. "Mack the Knife" Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht Bobby Darin
9. "I'm Not the Loving Kind" John Cale John Cale
10. "Lonely Street" Carl Belew, Kenny Sowder, W.S. Stevenson Andy Williams
11. "Élégie funèbre" Gérard Manset Gérard Manset
12. "Autumn Leaves" Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert Andy Williams
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