released January 1, 2006
Peter Murray wrote the songs and produced, sang the songs and added backups, played bass and guitar on all tracks, and was the drummer on Murray vs. the Ants and Ears Make Wax. He also played glockenspiel, chord organ and sitar guitar in various spots. He played the guitar solos in Gen X DJ on E, Live Alone and Heavy Sleeper (solo 1).
Michael Holt played Rhodes and Wurlitzer and grand pianos and sang backups, and arranged horns for Live Alone and backup vocals for Angels.
Davide DiRenzo played drums on all the tunes except the ones Peter played on.
Justin Abedin played guitars. Dave Celia also played guitars including the last guitar solo in Heavy Sleeper.
Ron Lopata played keys and did some programming for Gen X DJ on E, and Dafydd Hughes put his Rhodes piano through a computer program he wrote to simulate a Kaoss Pad in Lucky to Breathe.
Kevin Fox was an entire cello section in The Ark.
Charlie Gordon played trumpet, David French and Chris Gale played saxophones, Don Kerr played one tuba note, and the late Jerry Heath played trombone on Live Alone.
Michael Jack co-produced and engineered most of the recording, and Matt DeMatteo co-produced and engineered as well on 2, 5, 7, 8 and 10. Michael mixed the record at Phase One, and Joao Carvalho mastered the record at his studio.
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