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Too Dark to Blink

Too Dark to Blink

  • By Tapwater
  • Release 21/06/2011
  • Music Genre Rock
  • Media Format CD
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Product Notes

Tapwater - TOO DARK TO BLINK Special Guests: Steve Berlin: baritone saxophone, melotron Lee Oskar: harmonica Spike Nealy: Brazilian clay drum, shaker Jans Ingber: congas, backup vocals Mike Slizewski: mandolin Max Ribner: flugelhorn Chris Lynch: violin Alexis Hawks: cello Andrew Marine: bass Kaleb Duncan: dobro MLC Kids Choir of 2010: vocals (track 5) Steve Berlin appears courtesy of Shout! Factory Records. Tapwater is: Rudy Slizewski: lead vocals (tracks 1,2,4,6,8,10,13), acoustic guitar, steel drums, xylophone, trombone, marimba, bongos, tambourine, gankogui, shakers, triangle, repinique, agogo, cabasa, mason jar, guiro, glockenspiel, backup vocals. Ravi Laird: electric guitar, slide guitar, backup vocals Steve Moore: lead vocal (track 11), banjo, shaker, tambourine, bells, backup vocals Wes Elliot: basses, backup vocals Tim Jones: lead vocals (tracks 3,7,9), piano, Hammond B-3 organ, accordion, backup vocals Simon Lucas: trap drums, cymbals, tambourine, shaker, lap harp, bells Produced by Steve Berlin Co-produced by Rudy Slizewski and Tapwater Vocals produced by Jans Ingber Additional production by Justin Phelps Recorded and mixed by Justin Phelps at Cloud City Sound in Portland, Ore. From June 2010 through March 2011 B-3 organ recorded by Justin Phelps at Excellent Gentlemen Studios, Portland, Ore. Dobro recorded by Piet Dalmolen at Universal Balance Studios, Arcata, Calif. Harmonica recorded by Brandon Busch at Sound Media Productions, Seattle, Wash. Clay drum and shaker recorded by Benjamin Macknight at SCSU, Orangeburg, S.C. Second engineer: Graham Smith-White Mastered by Ed Brooks at RFI CD, Seattle, Wash. CD design by Steve Moore, Gabriel Decker and Lee Benson Cover photo by Anne Marie Gardner, Cedar City, Utah, 1985 Inside photo by Matt Baker, Portland, Ore., 2011 All songs written by members of Tapwater except Drownin' Without Love (also called Life is an Ocean) by Tom Sullivan © 2011 Tapwater Music All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws. Tapwater extends our unending gratitude to everyone involved in creating this album, especially Justin Phelps, Steve Berlin, Jans Ingber, Spike Nealy, Lee Oskar, Mike Slizewski, Max Ribbner, Chris Lynch, Alexis Hawks, Andrew Marine, Kaleb Duncan, Graham Smith-White, Piet Dalmolen, Benjamin Macknight, Brandon Busch, Ed Brooks and the MLC Kids Choir of 2010. We would also like to thank Ron and Ellie Johnson, Matt Butler, Anne Tropeano, Rush Sturges, Matt Baker, Oluyinka Akinjiola, Katie and Luke Dean, Greg Moore, Jen and Anthony Burrell, and Steve Watkins. And we would like to thank our families, friends, fans and teachers for your love and continued support.


Artist: Tapwater
Title: Too Dark to Blink
Genre: Rock
Release Date: 21/06/2011
Label: CD Baby
Media Format: CD
UPC: 737885573120


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