Dark and dusted off Maritime folk songs.
Released May 26, 2017
*All songs were written by Mike McKenna Jr, or exist in the public domain.
Produced, recorded and mixed by Simon Marion at Alphabase Studio in St-Côme, QC. Mastered by Marc-Olivier Bouchard at Le Lab Mastering, Montréal, QC. Album design by Jesse Daniel Smith, Anthony McQuaid and Vladim Vilain. Photograph by Justin Canning.
*This project was funded and made possible by FACTOR Canada, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Government of Canada.
Mike McKenna Jr - Vocals, Guitar Simon Marion - Guitar, Banjo, Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro Béatrix Méthé - Vocal Harmony Colin Savoie-Levac - Electric Guitar Eric Bréton - Percussion Frédéric Beauséjour - Upright Bass Mark Haynes - Electric Bass Jesse Daniel Smith - Electric Guitar
Mike McKenna Jr. is a soulful and haunting storyteller, with a unique grit and power in his voice, a folky rhythm to his guitar playing, and an authenticity of his songs that has captivated listeners in his native Maritimes and around the North American folk community.
Released May 7, 2016
All songs written by Mike McKenna Jr. Produced by Mike McKenna Jr. & Kento Kataoka
Mike McKenna Jr. - vocals, acoustic guitar, fiddle, mandolin, harmonica Kento Kataoka - acoustic/electric/lapsteel guitar, piano, B3 organ, bass Mark Haynes - bass Shane Barrett - drums, percussion (tracks 2, 4, 5, 6) Edmund Catlin - drums (tracks 1 & 3)
Engineered by Simon Petraki at Seratone Studio, Montreal QC Mastered by J. LaPointe at Archive Mastering, Halifax, NS
Album art by Anthony McQuaid