All words and music by Sean Pawling. Produced by Nate Vaughan. Album Artwork by Caitlin Hare. Interior photo by Sean Pawling. Additional graphics by Brendan Rice.
Recorded 2012-2014 at Precarious Rock Studios, Bronson House, Snowblossom Studios, Runaway Sound by Nate Vaughan. Drums recorded by Mike Lindsay and Nate Vaughan. Additional brass recorded by Winfried Lachenmayr at The Banff Centre. Mixed by Al Fleming. Mastered by Brad Blackwood at Euphonic Masters.
Featuring: Mike Lindsay on drums; Kris Karlsson on acoustic guitar solos (6, 8) and electric bass; Maggie Hasspacher on upright bass (6); Will Gramling on piano; Ross Garren on piano, wurlitzer, and synthesizer (5); Al Fleming on additional synthesizers (1, 5); Edgar Sandoval, Boryana Popova, Alison Spieth, Hillary Smith on violin, viola, and cello, respectively (4, 11); Rob Schaer, Timothy J. Tesh, Evan Spacht, Kevin Taylor, Todd Eames on trumpet and trombone (4, 5, 9); Steve Woomert, Logan Chopyk, Mark Davey, Tyler Cairns on trumpet and trombone (1, 7, and 10); Lorry Black on marimba and bass drum (4), Nate Vaughan on acoustic guitar, electric guitar, and percussion; Sean Pawling on vocals, trombone, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, background vocals, and percussion; Rachel Vaughan (2, 6, 9), Daniel Landau (5, 8, 11), and Nate Miller (2, 8) on background vocals; Eban Schletter on theremin; Andrea Vaughan on castanets; and Kristen Torres on vibraslap.
Sean Pawling’s infectious melodies and driving grooves take cues as much from Wagner as from 70s pop. That’s no
accident—Sean started his career as a classical trombonist before turning alt-pop singer-songwriter. His layered, genre-defying performances, punctuated by powerful horn arrangements, land him at the intersection of Jason Mraz, Cake, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra....more