released 01 May 2012
Produced by Tomek Miernowski
Recorded and mixed by Tomek Miernowski at Grand St recording in Brooklyn, NY.
All songs written by Charlene Kaye except -
"Animal Love 2" and "Forever is a Long Time" - by Charlene Kaye and Tomek Miernowski
"Woman Up" - by Charlene Kaye and Dave Scalia
Mastered by Chris Gehringer at Sterling Sound.
Charlene Kaye: vocals, acoustic guitar on 8, electric guitar on 5 and 10, piano on 1, 3, 5 and 8, Fender Rhodes on 4, Mini Moog on 1, MicroKorg synthesizer on 4, Yamaha organ on 5, tambourine on 7 and 10
Tomek Miernowski: bass, all guitars except where noted, all synthesizers except where noted, piano on 1, vocals on 2 & 4, Yamaha organ on 5
Dave Scalia: all drums and percussion except where noted, additional production and programming on 1, 2, 4, 7, 9 and 10
Megan Cox: piano on 4 and 10, backing vocal on 1, 7, 9 and 10
Theo Katzman: backing vocal on 1, 3, 7, 9 and 10
Seth Faulk: backing vocal on 1, 7, 9 and 10
String arrangements for "Forever is a Long Time," "A Million Years," "I Dream an Ocean" and "Animal Love 2" by Andrew Sherman.
Hiroko Taguchi: violin
Jonathan Dinklage: violin
Whitney LaGrange: viola
Dave Eggar: cello
Drum tech by Artie Smith
First and foremost, a thousand thanks, respect and love to Tomek Miernowski for all your hard work and talent in making this record what it is. It would have been a very different record without you and it would not have been nearly as good. Thank you. Also, can I get a chip?
Thank you Dave Scalia for your humor, loyalty, emotionalism and hot beatz.
Thank you Megan Cox for your friendship, wisdom, and for always being up for the adventure.
Thank you Liann Kaye for getting it, loving it and making it better.
Thank you Kimberly Chou for all your wisdom and cool.
Thank you Mom, Daddy, Nat, Artie Smith, Seth Faulk, Theo Katzman, Darren and the Criss family, Ricky Rollins, Dave Rowland, everyone at Team StarKid, Andrew Sherman, Ken Rich, Shervin Lainez, Charlie Wagers, Cheryl Andrey, Paloma Bassani, Christen Thomas, Rae Votta, Ross Federman and Lara de Bruijn.
Finally, one huge, heartfelt thank you to all my Kickstarter backers who helped make this record possible. I could not have done it without you and I appreciate it more than words can say.