released February 19, 2016
Produced by M. Ward
Recorded August 17 - 30, 2015 by Pierre DeReeder at Kingsize in Los Angeles, CA
September 17, 2015 by Mat Lejeune at CRC in Chicago, IL
October 2, 2015 by Josh Kvale at Agoura Borealis in Agoura Hills, CA
Horns arranged by Nathaniel Walcott
Mixed by Tucker Martine
Mastered by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering, Portland, ME
I would like to thank my sister Yvonne Staples and brother Pervis Staples for encouraging me to continue my musical journey. I love you with all my heart.
I would also like to thank Andy Kaulkin, M. Ward, Pierre, Tucker Martine and all of the great and wonderful songwriters who took time out of their busy schdules to write a song for me - Benjamin Booker, Ben Harper, Nick Cave, Merrill Garbus, Valerie June, Aloe Blacc, Justin Vernon, Neko Case, Son Little, Dan Wilson and Charity Rose Thielen, the very talented musicians who played on the record - Rick Holmstrom, Jeff Turmes, Stephen Hodges, Donny Gerrard, Vicki Randle, Trombone Shorty, my managers Dave Bartlett and Matt Cornell, Adam "Speedy" Ayers, Andrea "Sexy Mae" Bartlett, Beth Anne, Susannah, Cade and Dever Cornell, Michael Morris and Monterey International, Dave Hansen, Krystal Robbins, Hilary Okun and everyone at Anti Records, Dino Gankendorff and Christophe Szapary at Provosty Gankendorff, Bill Wiess, Matt Hanks, Carrie Tolles, Jeff and Susie Tweedy, Elmyra Doss, Savoya Campbell, Dr Dionne Blackman, Gwendolyn Staples, Perleta Staples Sanders, Pervis Roe Staples, Paris Staples Smith and Reverly Staples.
Valerie June appears courtesy of Concord Records
M. Ward appears courtesy of Merge Records
Trombone Shorty appears courtesy of Blue Note Records
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