released September 4, 2015
All songs performed by Simon Hudson Band
Simon Hudson - electric & acoustic guitar, vocals
Oscar Poncell - electric guitar
Andrew Arnold - Rhodes, Hammond, BVs
Tom Krieg - upright and electric bass except Do Me a Favour
Geoffrey Worsnop - drums
All songs written by Simon Hudson except Something Real co-written with Mark Lang. Additional arrangement on New Religion & Song About Us by Oscar Poncell. Simon Hudson plays a Fender Telecaster & Alhambra nylon-string.
Special thanks to Anita Quayle for advice, joy, and a whole lotta love. My loving family Nicky, Geoff, Sarah, Nina & Anna Hudson, their partners & amazing children. Our awesome Pozible supporters - we couldn't have done it without you! My songwriting mentors Greg Arnold & Charles Jenkins. My djembe teacher Epizo Bangoura. Alison Joy Greig, a true stalwart and a joy to know, who pledged for a Pozible launch pack. Dedicated to Jethro Adams - his light lives in all of us.
All songs copyright control Simon Hudson © & ℗ 2015
Anita Quayle - cello & mbira on I Know You’ll Be Alright
Mark Grunden - pandeiro, cuica, repinique, caixa, whistle on Gone A Long Time + reprise
Dave Hall - surdo, repinique on Gone A Long Time + reprise
Simon Hudson - djembe, percussion & BVs on most tracks. Arturia Minibrute analog synth on Shot In The Dark & Song About Us
Oscar Poncell - percussion on New Religion & Do Me A Favour
Mobile Phone Love shouting - Geoffrey Worsnop, Andrew Arnold, Simon Hudson
Salvador Persico - congas, bongo & bells on New Religion & Shot In The Dark
Omid Shayan - tenor sax & Paris Gadsden - trombone on Do Me A Favour, New Religion, Something Real & Gone A Long Time. Tristan Ludowyk - trumpet on New Religion, Something Real & Gone A Long Time.
Andrew ‘Westy’ West - bass on Do Me A Favour
Do Me A Favour recorded by Jason Torrens at Debasement Studios. Co-produced by Simon Hudson & Jason Torrens.
All other songs recorded by Tristan Ludowyk at The Aviary and co-produced by Simon Hudson & Oscar Poncell. Studio assistant - Henry Jenkins.
Additional recording on Do Me A Favour, Never Knew Why, New Religion, Something Real, Rolling & Song About Us by Oscar Poncell at The Kitchen.
All songs mixed by Tristan Ludowyk at The Aviary, except Do Me A Favour, New Religion & Song About Us mixed by Oscar Poncell at The Kitchen.
Mastered by Adam Dempsey at Deluxe Mastering. Cover artwork by Holly Dowding.