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This album was written and recorded during the month of February 2017 by the staff of Manuel Zeitlin Architects and Zeitgeist Gallery as part of the RPM challenge.
Sale of the album from February 28 - April 22, 2017 will be donated to the Nashville Civic Design Center's garden project at Farm In The City (in partnership with Second Harvest Farms for Families).
PDF Album Book with lyrics and album credits available with download.
released March 1, 2017
1 Harootyan's Blues: You Better Check Yourself (Harootyan, Beeman)
2 Pack Up (McKeever, Work)
3 Too Cloudy for a Sunset (Grogan, Daily, Province)
4 Our Rainy Day (Bixler, Beeman)
5 Pork Sandwich Boogie: Check Yourself Again (York, Beeman)
6 Dogwoods (Province, Grogan)
7 Bliss (Daily, McKeever, Province)
8 we are the ones we've been waiting for (Beeman, Daily)
9 Orchid (Grogan, McKeever, Daily, Littrell)
Pack Up sound bites taken from Rev. William Barber's speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, Philadelphia, PA, July 28, 2016.
Our Rainy Day lyric taken from the Presidential Inaugural Address, Washington D.C., January 20, 2017.
We are libretto taken from a speech given by Pres. Barack Obama upon winning the Democratic Presidential Primary. Chicago, Il, February 5, 2008.
“Betsy Bomb” Littrell: Vox (9)
Mark Bixler: Vox (4)
Ethan "EViL" Levine: Vox (2)
Matt "Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove" McKeever: Bass (2,7, 9) Guitars (9)
Scott Harootyan: Guitars (1,2)
Lain "Pork Sandwich" York: Guitars (2,4,5)
Juliana "JD" Daily: Vox (3,7,8) Keys (7)
Brad “B-rad” Province: Batterie (2,3,6,7,) Bass (6) Keys (3,6,7) Vox (6) Samples (2,3,7)
"Grandpa" Andy Grogan: Guitars (2,3,6,7,9), drums (9), Dollywood elephants (9)
Lesley Beeman: Guitars (4,8) Bass (3,4,5) Vox (1,2,5) Electronics (7,8) Sound Effects (5)
Cakewalk Session Drummer 3 (4,5)
Recorded and Mixed by: Grogan, Province, Beeman (except guitars on 1 recorded by Harootyan, bass/guitars on 2,9 recorded by McKeever, and vox/keys on 7,9 recorded by Daily)
Cover art and graphics by: Kristen "Killer Newt" Newton
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