Life is Grand!... (When you're rude)
This was the first official studio record that we recorded between March-April 2008. We hired Brian Whitten and used his space in Northside in Cincinnati to record our songs. Our friend Wade was filling in on drums at the time and he recorded all of the percussion that appears on the record (aside from the bonus track) Everything was done very quickly and precisely, drums, bass and guitar were all tracked in one session, Robby went in and recorded all the vocals by himself the second session then the third session was horns and Adam's backup vocals. The gang vocals were recorded in Robby's basement in April 2008. Corey Montgomery and Tyler Lee Witt recorded seperate vocal tracks at different locations and their tracks were mixed in to the master CD.
The EP was released May 11th, 2008 at the Mad Hatter in Covington, Kentucky. The ultimate goal of the EP was to gain some serious exposure and to have something to send out to venues so we could book tours and become famous rock stars obviously!
The EP did help to fuel a United States tour in winter 2008 and then a few smaller tours in 2009. We plan to re-press the record and have bonus material available on the disc (which you can download here) when we have the available funds.
released May 11, 2008
recorded at Self Made Studios March-April 2008 (Cincinnati, OH)
Produced by Robby Sager and Atomic Potato
Engineer: Brian Whitten
Assistant Engineers: Mitch Jones, Robby Sager
Robby Sager - Vocals, Guitar, Keys, Trumpet
Mitch Jones - Bass, Backup Vocals
Ben Vanderpool - Trumpet, Trombone
Adam Meyer - Trumpet, Backup Vocals
Wade Knight - Drums
Julie Barnett - Backup Vocals
Corey Montgomery - Backup Vocals
Tyler Lee Witt - Backup Vocals
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