All songs written and recorded by Sam Rae, recorded to tape using live takes at Hall of Justice Recording Studio in Seattle, Washington

releases July 10, 2020

Produced by Jacob Hoffman
Mixed by Trina Shoemaker
Mastered by Joe Gastwirt

Engineered by Mike Davis
Assistant Engineer, Samuel Rosson
Post-production edits by Mike Davis and Jacob Hoffman
Essential contribution by Sean T. Lane
Recorded at Hall of Justice Recording Studio, Seattle, WA
All lap steel recorded by Sean T. Lane at his home studio
with the exception of lap steel on ‘Strangest Thing’
recorded at Hall of Justice Recording Studio
Recorded to tape
Mastered using analog equipment

Vocals and acoustic guitar recorded live with drums on Ten Thousand Years, Delaine, Strangest Thing

Vocals and acoustic guitar recorded live on Colors of the Highway, Head Rush, Love is Love

Electric Guitar, vocals, vocal harmonies and piano recorded live on Dying Here

Drums, percussion, and *The Bike by Sean T. Lane
*Lap steel by Dustin Busch

*The Bike is an instrument that was invented and hand-crafted by Sean T. Lane used to create an array of unique rhythmic and atmospheric sounds. The lap steel that was used on this record was hand-crafted by Dustin Busch.

Cover photo taken by Pete Souza
CD insert cover photos by Sophia Lou, middle and right
Insert art by Cheryl Moreno
Layout and additional design by Alex Pieper and Sam Rae

Thank you to my parents Paula Landgraf and David Sidwell for helping me pave the history that informs my music. Special thanks to Sean T. Lane, Mike Davis and Jacob Hoffman for all of our late nights at HOJ. Thank you especially for your genuine and never failing dedication and respect for my vision during this process. Thank you to Terry McCants, you keep me in check, remind me of the internal compass and send me gifts in the mail that keep me believing. Thank you to Brandi Carlile and Phil and Tim Hanseroth for providing an atmosphere infused with momentum and inspired ideas. Finally, thank you Catherine Elizabeth Cruthfield, my wife and confidant. You have been my behind the scenes super hero, my strong encouraging voice that is forever whispering in my ear, ‘Never compromise your art. You are too good for that.’
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