I have an obsession with old books. I love how they look, feel, and smell. On a bookshelf in my parent's farmhouse, I discovered a book called 'Bedford Village' by Hervey Allen. The closest town to our farm is Bedford, I had my doubts on the contents of this book I thought it would be a poorly written settlement story, but I was wrong. Within seconds I was pulled in by the writing. The first sentence happens to be the title of this album.
Here are a few lines from the beginning of the book:
Always, somewhere, it is morning. That bright streak of dawn extending from the arctic to the antarctic, the glittering boundary between day and night on this whirling sphere of ours, is always there. Dawn is not an isolated event renewed every day. It is a continuous astronomical performance.
...Wink at eternity, if you must, for winking is an involuntary human gesture - and you will not find the chance even in a lifetime to do much more than that about eternity - but whatever you do, keep both points of view firmly in mind; the eternal, and the timely one. They both exist, and they exist simultaneously. Combine them, or else you will understand very little of anything that is going on...
These songs were written between 2010 and 2013. They are about places and people and sights and feelings and how I see and live in this world.
released 01 June 2014
This album was recorded and mixed in Brooklyn, NY at Rola Pola Studios on South 11th Street by Andy Baldwin.
Mastering by Brian Lele at Santa Cecilia Sound in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
All songs written by Kendy Gable
Vocals and Guitars - Kendy Gable
Back-up Vocals and Piano - Caitlin Becker
Upright Bass - Adam Chilenski
Violin and Egg Shaker - Andy Baldwin
Peddle Steel - Travis Rosenberg
Trumpet - Josh Peck
To all my Kickstarter supporters this wouldn't have been possible without you, you believed in me and in music and for that I will always be grateful; to the many great musicians with whom I've had the honor of playing with around the world; the Melodica family, Free Advice, Elliot Rayman, Zach Tremblay, David Kean, Mike Savino, and Joey Pratt; to Jordan McIntyre of The Crumpled Press; to Tad Fettig for the guidance and gift of film clips; to everyone at Paper Swan Loft you are indomitable; to Emily Klass for her beautiful artwork; to Dave Cook, Heidi Custer, and Michael Corle for supporting my ideas as well as my music; to friends who have come to every show possible and have given me strength and confidence: Jenny Schneider, Dani Zylberberg, Katrina Pratt, Lance Schronenberg & Melody Litwin; to Ryan Watson for seeing more in me than I ever could; to Andy Baldwin for all of the magic and love he put into this album; to Caitlin Becker and Adam Chilenski it is an honor to make music with you; to my family, especially Mom, Dad, Aaron, Amy, Bella, Blaire, Nana and Don your love and support is everything, without you there wouldn't be any music coming from me. And thank you to those who dream and to those who love with the fullest of hearts...what an honor it is to get to sing to you.
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