NEW RELEASE: In The Fog
In The Fog – Released 4/15/2012
The album is named ‘In The Fog’ in honor of my hauntingly beautiful, foggy homeland: San Francisco. The fact that it was released on 4/15, and San Francisco’s area code is 415 is a cool accident.
I am so proud to announce that on April 15th, 2012, my first full-length, all-original album was released. Today, it landed on the internet and can be found on iTunes, Amazon and all other corners of the web.
About the Album
I know that at 19 years old, I’m not exactly a fountain of experiences. I have moved across the country, and eaten an entire apple (core included.) I’ve gotten lost in Amsterdam with my best friend, I’ve kissed a boy and meant it, then wallowed in the aftertaste. I’ve watched love fall apart a few times, I’ve listened to everything John Lennon recorded and I’ve read three of his biographies. Once, I created my own alphabet. Aside from that, I’m a green banana that just isn’t ripe enough to become banana bread.
Yet setting out to make In The Fog felt like a coming-of-age experience. This is because I created it the moment I realized that between myself and the world, there is always a song. Music is the set of glasses I can put on to understand what surrounds me. Though I’ll never experience everything it means to be a human being in our world, music has taught me how to interpret and practice human empathy. It’s a cliche, but if nothing else, this record is a set of stories.
Musically, I drew influences from a wide spectrum of masters – sounds from Louis Armstrong to Motown to Regina Spektor — and tied them all together with my own contemporary sounds and arrangements. I tried to expose myself to all genres – country, folk, soul, choral, techno, modern jazz, and so on. Though my music doesn’t necessarily mirror all of these styles, I believe that the most resonant musicians keep their ears open and listen for the purity that transcends labels. That musical purity is what I strived for with In The Fog.
Those of you who have been following this journey know that this project has been a work of love — a series of trial and error adventures. It turned out to be the little album that could, being funded through Kickstarter and busking money. It depended on our passion and your support and I can’t ever thank you enough!
Georgia English – lead vocals, acoustic guitar. Dominic Florio – piano (Old-Fashioned Love, Nervous, Salvation), background vocals on “Salvation.” Liv Gibson – background vocals. Jared Pease – drums. Jimmy Niven – electric guitar. Bryce Quinn – bass. Ryan Saranich – alto saxophone. Azlan Zarool – piano (Learn To Be My Fool, The Only One, That’s When You Know, Show Me.)
Tracks 1-7: Recorded at The Record Company in Boston by Josh Alba. They were mixed and mastered by Jordan Tishler, and his awesome team (Debbie, Josh, Elena, Caroline) at Digital Bear Entertainment in Cambridge.
Bonus tracks 8-9: Recorded and mixed by Pat O’Brien. Mastered by Jordan Tishler at Digital Bear Entertainment.
All songs are © 2011 Georgia English Music.