Cat Power, Stereolab's Laetitia Sadier, Alejandro Escovedo, Mark Eitzel, Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo, Steve Wynn and Giant Sand's Howe Gelb are among the acts that have leant their vocals to "16 Haiku &

Cat Power, Stereolab's Laetitia Sadier, Alejandro Escovedo, Mark Eitzel, Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo, Steve Wynn and Giant Sand's Howe Gelb are among the acts that have leant their vocals to "16 Haiku & Other Stories," due Jan. 20 via Thirsty Ear.

The 21-track album features poetry by Nobel laureate George Seferis and music by Sigmatropic's Akis Boyatzis. It was originally released in Greece and later re-recorded after the poems were translated into English and sung by the aforementioned contributors.

According to Sigmatropic's official Web site, a limited-edition 12-inch vinyl EP will be released later this year, featuring alternate takes from the project.

Here is the track list for "16 Haiku & Other Stories":

"Introduction," Robert Wyatt
"Haiku One," Laetitia Sadier
"Haiku Two," Martine Roberts
"Haiku Three," Mark Mulcahy
"Haiku Four," Alejandro Escovedo
"Haiku Five," Carla Torgerson
"Haiku Six," Carla Torgerson, Akis Boyatzis
"Haiku Seven," Akis Boyatzis
"Haiku Eight," Edith Frost
"Haiku Nine," Mark Eitzel
"Haiku Ten," Cat Power
"Haiku Eleven," Simon Joyner
"Haiku Twelve," Lee Ranaldo
"Haiku Thirteen," Alex Gordon
"Haiku Fourteen," Akis Boyatzis
"Haiku Fifteen," John Grant
"Haiku Fifteen," James William Hindle
"Haiku Sixteen," Lee Ranaldo
"Dead Sea," James Sclavonos
"Water Warm," Pinkie Maclure
"This Human Body," Howe Gelb
"The Jasmine," Steve Wynn