This debut self-titled album from Americana band The Hello Strangers features 11 originals by Larissa Chace Smith and Brechyn Chace, as well as 2 cover songs, "Que Sera, Sera," by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, and "What You Don't Know," by John Leventhal and Jim Lauderdale.
The Hello Strangers are a band fronted by sister duo Larissa Chace Smith and Brechyn Chace, whose haunting harmonies and original, wittingly noir songwriting style are the backbone of their sound.
released October 22, 2014
Brechyn Chace - lead and backup vocals, accordion on “Poor Dear,” vibraslap on “Conococheague,” harmonica on “The World Knows Far Better”
Larissa Chace Smith - lead and backup vocals, acoustic guitar
Spencer Pheil - electric guitar
Steve Ivey - electric guitar, keyboards, piano, percussion, bass guitar, dobro, bouzouki, mandolin, back up vocals
Kerry Marx - electric guitars
Tommy Harden - drums and percussion
Eddie Dunlap - pedal steel
Wanda Vick - viola
Catherine Marx - keyboards & accordion
Cissy Crutcher - background vocal on “What You Don't Know”
Jim Lauderdale - lead and background vocal on "What You Don't Know"
Bar Background vocals - Ethan Nichols, Cody Blonder, Dave Dinsmore, Sparky Jones
Mixing keygrip - Sparky Jones
Produced and mixed by Steve Ivey
Recorded at IMI studio (the Sound Kitchen) Franklin, TN
IMI Studio 615-255-0105
Spencer Pheil’s parts recorded at Stable Studio, Chambersburg, PA
Mastered by Luke Gilfeather at The Mastering Studio, Nashville, TN
c 2014 IMI Music and The Hello Strangers, except for "What You Don't Know" and "Que Sera, Sera"
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Photography by Ryan Smith Photography
Design by Carl Nielson
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All songs written by Larissa Chace Smith and Brechyn Chace, The Hello Strangers Publishing (SESAC), except for “What You Don’t Know” by Jim Lauderdale and John Leventhal;
and “Que Sera, Sera” by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans.
Jim Lauderdale, Laudersongs BMI and John Levanthal, Mighty Nice Music BMI
“Que Sera, Sera” by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
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