After song placements in film & TV like “Smallville", “ER”, “Side Order of Life”, “The Evidence”, and the Werner Herzog movie "Rescue Dawn" (starring Christian Bale and Steve Zahn), the release of James Carrington's debut album is a long time dream come true for him.
Produced by Hollywood film composer Klaus Badelt (Pirates of the Caribbean), the album features legendary talents Michael Landau (Joni Mitchell/James Taylor), Luis Conte (Madonna), Tom Coster (Santana), Abe Laboriel (Stevie Wonder), Abe Laboriel Jr (Paul McCartney) and engineer/co-producer James Guthrie (Pink Floyd). The music was recorded in London, Paris and Los Angeles with strings at Abbey Road, London.
released 03 May 2012
James Carrington: Guitars, Piano, Vocals
Abe Laboriel Jr.: Drums
Abe Laboriel: Bass
Michael Landau: Guitars
Tom Coster: Hammond B3
Luis Conte: Percussion
Caroline Dale: Solo Cello
James Guthrie: Guitars, Bass, Percussion
Blair Mackichan: Piano
Klaus Badelt: Piano, Keyboards
The London Metropolitan Orchestra conducted by Andy Brown
All songs written by James Carrington
Published by Cheeky Music except Lights written by James Carrington & Klaus Badelt, KB Publishing (GEMA) & Cheeky Music. Dreamers Machine written by James Carrington & Sacha Skarbek, Cheeky Music/Universal Music Publishing. Save the Day written by James Carrington & Blair Mackichan, Cheeky Music/Universal Music Publishing. Stop the World written by James Carrington & James Simmonds. String arrangements by Klaus Badelt.
Co-produced & mixed by James Guthrie
Recorded by Mike Terry, Steve McLaughlin & Klaus Badelt
Mastered by James Guthrie and Joel Plante
Assistant Engineer: Joel Plante
Recorded at EMI Abbey Road (London), Swinghouse (Hollywood, CA), Henson (Los Angeles, CA), Theme Park (Santa Monica, CA) and HLC (Paris), and das boot recording (Lake Tahoe, UT)
Produced and arranged by Klaus Badelt
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