Kristen Ford's Third Full length album. copyright 2011
released 01 September 2011
<3 In loving memory of Eric Obermann <3
Ariel Bernstein- Drums and percussion on all tracks except 7 and 9. Vocals on 11.
Kirsten Lamb- Upright bass on all tracks. Banjo on 10. Vocals on 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10 and 11.
Kara Kulpa- Violin on 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10 and 11. Vocals on 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 11.
Keith Hollis- Piano on 3. Organ on 1 and 2. Squeezebox on 10.
Curtis Killian- Lead guitar on 1, 3, 5 and 6.
Noah Maltsberger- Lead guitar on 6. Rhythm and lead guitar on 8.
Hugh McGowan- Lead guitar on 2 and 3.
Valerie Thompson- Cello on 1, 4, 7 and 9.
Kristen Ford- Acoustic and electric guitar on all tracks. Vocals on all tracks.
All songs written and produced by Kristen Ford
Shadow, Backbone and Fairweather recorded at 24 Hour Studios in Somerville MA by Tom Bianchi in June 2011
All other tracks plus additional recording to Backbone recorded at Drop Site Studios in Somerville MA, by Keith Hollis in June/July 2011
Mixed by Lee Madeloni at Long Distance Studios in Los Angeles CA
Mastered by Roger Seibel at SAE Mastering in Phoenix AZ
Album Artwork by Alex Salvi
Photography and Design by Alison Swiatocha
Executive producers: Samantha Milowsky, Linq, Ally Burnett, Erin Gross, Rachel Kent, Unkl Stoo in Alabama, Laura Fox, Tucker Lewis, Davida Rochman, Mac Evans, Sooz, Shane Runquist, Samantha Edelheit, Mom, Dad and Dianne.
Special Thanks To:
Everyone who helped this record come together. Keith, Tom and Lee for being so helpful and full of knowledge. Mary and Roger Seibel for the masters. Ariel for helping flush out tempos and arrangements. Valerie, Kara and Kirsten for writing the string parts. Ann and June at the IMA for everything. Sarah Icklan and Paul Hendrick for tirelessly gigging and preening songs from infancy to the arranged state of this recording. My friends and family who continue to inspire me. Everyone for listening to these songs, coming to shows, and keeping music alive.
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