released December 15, 2015
The Albert Square is:
Sim Castro - Guitars, Vocals, Keys
Spencer Taplin - Drums
James Mack Baker - Bass
Chris Hopkins - Bass on tracks 2-5, 7-9, 11, 13, backing vocals on track 3 and synth on track 11
Shawn Alpay - Cello
Mike Huguenor - backing vocals on tracks 2 and 9
Bob Vielma - Trombone
Jack Shirley - saw on track 12 and backing vocals on track 9
cover painting by Megan Hart
Thank you Bob Vielma, Jack Shirley, Megan Hart, Tom Bayles, Jeff Rosenstock, Sarah Sauerzopf, Tony Bui, everyone who played on the record, the family Brackett, Shirley Wong-Jose, the PNP crew, Mike Park, all the San Jose homies, all my MTG punx, VLHS, all of our Seattle friends, Hard Girls, Bradbury/VWLS, dem Yulia boyz, Shinobu, Diners and Dogbreth crew, the weird world of train travelers, all the other awesome bands with whom we’ve had the pleasure to play, anyone who has booked us, came to see us an/or donated to the cause in one way or another. Thank you for opening your doors and your living room floors.
and an extra special thanks to the Kong family, john Litchford, Julia and Trevor, Bente Ente Blender, David Duckett and the amazing people that inspired this collection of songs. i wish i could have written one for every person i met while traveling across the country, i don’t know if you’ll ever realize the positive impact you make on the world so, from the bottom of my heart: thank you.
written in 2014 and recorded with Jack Shirley at Atomic Garden, East Palo Alto, CA.
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