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Each track comes with lyrics and an exclusive documentary photograph by Parker Fitzgerald from the making-of the album.
A bold and haunting statement about a nation on a precipice, "America" deftly juxtaposes the fragile beauty of hope with the menace of arrogance and corruption.
released 17 September 2012
Produced by Sebastian Rogers. Engineered by David Etlinger and Sebastian Rogers at Bungalow 9 in Portland, Or. Mixed by Sebastian Rogers at the Magic Closet in Portland, Or, except track 2, mixed by Tony Lash. Mastered by Tony Lash at Mandible.
Matt Carson -- Upright bass, Electric bass, Banjo, Additional percussion on tracks 2, 6 & 9, Hammond pedals on track 8
Nate Crockett-- Violin, Viola, Trombone, Banjo on tracks 4 & 5, Electric bass on track 6, Hammond organ and Mandolin on track 2, Beatbox on track 9
Daniel Dixon-- Electric guitar, Piano, Drums, Percussion, Drum machine, Auto harp, Glockenspiel, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer organ, Backing vocals on tracks 7 & 8
Caleb "Josh Machine" Heinz-- Electric bass on track 5.
Andrew Stonestreet-- Backing vocals on tracks 2, 3 and 4, Piano on track 9
Sebastian Rogers-- Acoustic guitar, Electric bass on track 2, Backing vocals on track 6, 7 & 8
Catherine Feeny-- Vocals, Ukelele, Hammond organ on track 4
Songs written by Catherine Feeny, Year of the Rabbit (ASCAP), except track 2, written by Catherine Feeny and Sebastian Rogers, track 3, written by Catherine Feeny and Daniel Dixon, and track 10 written by Anais Mitchell, Candid Music Publishing. Strings arranged by Nate Crockett.
Cover photo by Ashley Gilbertson. Inside photo by Parker Fitzgerald. Album design by Ashley Marcu.
Prodigious thanks to: Ted Feeny, Julie Upward, Lee Pittmon, Teri McKenzie, Jena Lassiter, Matthew & Lisa Tamura, Steve Forster, Peg & Bill, Norah & Rodney, Dawn & Dave, Chris & Penny, Emma & Matt, Sarah Mente, our friends at Union Seminary, Buck Bin Nasty, Booker, Jeanette Trexler, Tyree, Pete & Deanna, William & Kat, Donald & Renata, Van & Sylvia, Josh Butler, Josh Swann@Paradigm, Lauren Ross and Terrorbird, Ian hudson@Dreams Music, Myriam Boone, Fred Marechal, Pieter Brabant, Anna Blair, Elizabeth Connors, Nate Grubbs, Dan Eberly, Danny O'Hanlon, Ian Watts, Chris Hermsen, Sean Gregor, Chris Johnedis, Sam Adams, Alex Bone, Robbie LeBlanc, Tom McRae, Ciro Romano, Ashley Marcu, Ashley Gilbertson, Parker Fitzgerald, Tony Lash, and the beauties who recorded this album with me: David, Josh, Daniel, Nate, Andrew, Matt and my husband Sebastian (whose imagination, enthusiasm and dedication are profound). To Eve Ensler, Chris Hedges, Michael Moore, Cornell West, Naomi Klein and Riverside Church, thanks for the courage. And finally, love and gratitude to all who have shared friendship, inspiration, humor and support, not least, the many who offered kindness while we were at Occupy Wall Street.
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