A fruit that is ripe, borders on lifelessness, approaches decay.
At the same time, it’s in its most appealing state,
dangling its potential to create, its life ripe for revival.
Thanks for listening!
released March 15, 2014
All songs written by Lindy Gray
All songs arranged by Elliot Vaughan
Produced by Lindy Gray & Elliot Vaughan
Recorded at Afterlife Studios in Vancouver, BC in the spring of 2013
by Scott Bell with assistance from Eric Neilson
Clash Cymbals, Snare, Surdo track 1 & Clash Cymbals, Triangle track 2 recorded by Ira Jordison
Back up vocals track 3 recorded by Bill Young
Mixed at Afterlife Studios by Scott Bell and at Profile Sound Studios in Vancouver, BC by Chôn
Mastered by Graemme Brown at Zen Mastering on Gabriola Island
Album Cover Artwork by Lindy Gray & Annie Chiavaroli (Wizard Folk)
Album Cover Photograph by Shany Diaz
Profile Photograph by Eva Dominelli
Lindy Gray: Vocals, Guitar, Musical Saw
Elliot Vaughan: Viola, Violin
Shawn Earle: Clarinet
Wynston Minckler: Upright Bass
Scott Wannop: Drums
Katie Rife: Percussion – Xylophone, Clash Cymbals, Snare Drum, Surdo track 1, Triangle, Clash Cymbals, Surdo track 2
Andraya Starnino: Back Up Vocals track 2
Andrew Broughton: Trombone track 2
Katheryn Petersen: Accordion track 3
Jack Garton: Trumpet track 3
Gang Vocals track 3: Martin Stock, Emily Sadowski, Ella Collier, Annie Chiavaroli, Bill Young, Andraya Starnino, Zack Judson, Katheryn Petersen, Belinda Bruce, Paul Hendricks, Shany Diaz, Eva Dominelli
SPECIAL THANKS TO:
Elliot Vaghaun for being so committed to this project and for writing amazing arrangements for this music!
Shany Diaz for collaborating with her creative visions every step of the way & for spending a night in the attic conjuring up a sea-shanty.
Andraya Starnino for making me food, giving me hugs, keeping my feet on the dance floor & blending her velvety voice with mine.
Eva Dominelli for being such a remarkable videographer, photographer, visual artist & friend. For giving so much of her time to document the making of this album!
Annie Chiavaroli for her impeccable taste, art direction, inspiration, love, open heart, mind, and ears.
Martin Lunatech for coming to all of my shows all of the time. For his willingness to do anything and everything he could to help & for being my poetic and lyrical consultant.
Chris Telford for chauffeuring, watching over me & having the best smile in the whole wide world!
Mom & Dad for their love in many ways and being the cool parents that they are!
Wynston Minckler for making happy vibes in the studio, giving advice and feedback along the way, & for being so musical and lovely.
Matthew Lovegrove for being awesome & having the best last name.
Crystal Draper for her magic massage hands.
Katheryn Petersen for nailing it on the first take and sharing her wisdom.
SUPER SPECIAL THANKS TO:
All of the family and friends not mentioned above (you know who you are!) for supporting my lindygogo campaign, for feeding the musicians in the studio, for helping me with the technical stuff, for lending out your gear, for being passionate about my music, for showing up at my shows, for encouraging and inspiring me & for making me laugh. Thanks to everyone for everything…to infinity…!!!
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