"The recently married Carty might well have found his happy place" ★★★★ — THE SUNDAY STAR TIMES
"A warm, thought-provoking album full of phrases that return to play repeatedly in one’s head” (Top 10 Albums of 2016) — RHYTHMS MAGAZINE
released August 5, 2016
All instruments played and recorded by Jack Carty in his living room in Red Hill, QLD from October 2015 - January 2016.
Except: Bass and Double Bass (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10 , 11) played and recorded by Gus Gardiner in his spare room (aka “Dead Rats Vest Studios”) in Drummoyne NSW // Acoustic Guitar, 12 String Guitar and Shaker on “Kindness Is A Dying Art" played by Jack Carty and Casio played by Josh Pyke. Recorded by Josh Pyke in his shed in Sydney NSW // Guitar Solo on “Berlin” played by Jordan Millar and recorded in his spare room in Kensington NSW // “Away With Me” played and recorded by Jack Carty & Jordan Millar at the shack in Hilldale NSW // Electric guitar on “The Dive” played by Jordan Millar and recorded by Jack and Jordan at the shack in Hilldale NSW. Drums (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10) played by Jack Carty and recorded at Studio Gestalt, Ashgrove QLD by Justin Boland and Jonathan Reinders // Drums on “I’m Not Sure I’m Here At All” played by Sophia Felton and recorded at Gigpiglet Studios, Surry Hills NSW by Gareth Stuckey.
Jennifer Boyce leant her beautiful voice to tracks 1 and 7 // Airling leant her beautiful voice to track 2 // Natasha Carty leant her beautiful voice to tracks 6 and 9 - all recorded by Jack in his living room. Jordan Millar lent his beautiful voice to tracks 5 and 6 - recorded by Jack and Jordan at the shack in Hilldale. Blair Dunlop leant his beautiful voice to Track 1 - recorded at Blueprint Studios Manchester by Gary Vaughan-Hadfield.
All songs written by Jack Carty except “All At Once” written by Jack Carty and Blair Dunlop.
Mixed by Jimi Maroudas
Mastered by William Bowden
Front cover photograph by S.H Schroeder: www.shschroeder.com
Artwork, layout and back cover photograph by Natasha Saba: www.thecurlycollective.com
Bookings - Jeremy Sharp - The Harbour Agency: email@example.com
To Natasha for your endless patience, grace, love, kindness and support and for believing even when I haven't. To the rest of my family for all your love and guidance and for hanging in there. To Gus, Jordie, Josh, Jen, Hannah, Blair, Soph, Justin, John, Jimi, William, Jeremy, Adrian and Sebastian for helping to make this album a reality. To Gareth for being there from the start. To all of you who truly listen - that is a precious thing and I am forever grateful.
Special thanks to:
Bride, Matt and Megan Wall // Dean Ward // Fran Martin // John MacFadyen // Michael Cooke // Luke Liang // Rhiannon Farrell // Alicia // Ramon // Ash Nathens & Flea Kim for your wonderful support in making this album possible.