Acoustic-based, thought-provoking lyrics with tight harmonies supported by a variety of instruments that are both relaxing and fun, edgy and contemplative.
released August 29, 2002
greg - acoustic guitar, piano, keys, vocals, and various percussion stuff
jen - beautiful harmony vocals
dave labarge - the rockin drum kit
steph labarge - improv like you've never heard before vocals
todd earnst - bass grooves
mike muscarella - electric guitars a plenty
jesse sprinkle - lots of incredible percussion, not to mention vocal coaching...
mike zale - cello twice, mandolin once
joe manuel - harmonica (the harp, as he refers to it)
shawn harnisch - rippin 8 measures of electric guitar on "you love me"
recorded at: Mammoth Studios
43 West Ave
Dansville, NY 14437
photography - garry manuel
graphic design/layout - greg campbell, basic web designs & graphics - email@example.com
engineering/mixing - jesse sprinkle (www.theworldinside.com
mastering - spectre studios - seattle, wa
basic would like to thank the following people for their part in making this project a reality, all the babysitters! You guys help a lot! Young boys do not want to be in a small room all day long... well, for that matter, neither do old boys... :-) thanks to terry for the bass amp, and rossi music in canandaigua, ny for the speaker to go with it! :-) thanks to bob boyce for tuning the piano from music lover's shoppe in pittsford (that's about 50 miles from dansville...) thanks to u-haul for a truck to move the piano down to the studio. thanks to daybreak church for providing meals nearly every night and some days! you guys rock! keep serving the KING by loving people. you are doing such an awesome job of that! to our spur of the moment musicians, mike, joe, and jesse... thanks for adding your amazing talents to this project. thanks to chris irwin for the idea for the song the mountain to the sea... we finally got it recorded! thanks to our boys, ian and alex for being such good sports in a hard time... (did you know it takes a lot of time to make a CD?) we love you guys so much!!! can't wait till you're in here doing this with us! and most of all, thank you to JESUS who is the only reason we are doing this. we would have nothing without him, life would be meaningless, no hope, no future, but he has given us all that and more. thank you for your amazing love and example to us. may this project be a little bit of you to everyone who hears it.