Snakes & Arrows: Liner Notes

Produced by Nick Raskulinecz and Rush

Engineered by Richard Chycki
Mixed by Richard Chycki

Recorded at Allaire Studios, Shokan NY, November and December, 2006
Assistant engineer: Matt Snedecor
Additional recording at Grandmaster Recorders, Hollywood CA
Assistant engineer: Andrew Alekel
Mixed at Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood CA, January 2007
Assistant engineer: Scott Moore
Additional engineering and mixing by Nick Raskulinecz
Arrangements by Rush and Nick Raskulinecz
Strings on “Faithless” by Ben Mink
Preproduction at Cherry Beach Studios, Toronto, May and September – October, 2006
Engineered by Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee, assisted by Inaam Haq

Mastered by Brian “Big Bass” Gardner
Management by Ray Danniels, SRO/Anthem, Toronto
Executive Production: Pegi Cecconi, Andy Curran, Lorne Wheaton
Equipment Supervision: Lorne Wheaton and Russ Ryan

Art direction, design, and illustrations by Hugh Syme
Cover painting The Leela of Self-Knowledge by Harish Johari, courtesy of Inner Traditions, Bear & Co.
“Workin’ Them Angels” illustration created by Hugh Syme with the assistance of George Eastman
House, who supplied the original Lewis Hine photograph on which the illustration is based
“Bravest Face” illustration by Hugh Syme and Andrew MacNaughtan
Band photograph by Andrew MacNaughtan

All songs composed by Lee and Lifeson, with lyrics by Peart,
except “Hope”, composed and performed by Lerxst Lifeson, all by his own self

All songs published by Core Music Publishing (SOCAN/SESAC)

Geddy would like to thank: Fender Musical Instruments and the Fender Custom Shop, Jim Burgess and Frank Szabo of Saved By Technology, Coll Audio, Tech 21, and Rotosound Bass Strings for their technical contributions, Duke and Ewan for their exceptional canine behavior in a supporting role, and last but certainly not least, my crowd at home: Nancy, Kyla, Julian and Lauren, for their unequivocal and loving support.

Alex would like to thank: Hans, Dennis, Paul, and Rudiger at H&K Amplification, Cara and Pat at GMI, Chris and Glen at Garrison Guitars, Dave at Dean Markley, Joel Singer and Audio Technica, Mike and Nina, Jerry, John and Nikki, Stephen Bennett, David Gilmour, Clatty, JP, Rob, Mike, Lukie, and especially Ade, Justin, Michelle, Taylor, and Chuckie.

Neil would like to thank: John Good, Don Lombardi, and Garrison at Drum Workshop, Mark Love and Chris Stankee at Sabian, Pat Brown and Kevin Radomski at Promark, Darren Shoepp at Roland, Michelle Jacoby at Remo, Greg Russell at Freddie Gruber, Matt Scannell, Lorne “Gump”
Wheaton, all my “circle of brothers” (too many to list – you know who you are), and on the home front, Keith, Claudia, Jennifer, Adela. Winston, and – at the heart of it all – Carrie.

Our collective appreciation goes to Inaam, Shannon, Carmine, Chris, and David Godfrey Catering at Cherry Beach; Matt, Mark, Susan, Ken, Lisa, Rachel, Annalee, Thorn, Jay, Stephanie, Colby, and Julia at Allaire; Andrew and Jen at Grandmaster; Scott, Kelly, and Jessica at Ocean Way; Barry and Clint at BZ Brokers; and – Ω?

Extremely special thanks to our great support group at SRO/Anthem: Ray Danniels, Pegi Cecconi, Sheila Posner, Anna LeCoche, Cynthia Barry, Shelley Nott, Bob Farmer, Andy Curran, and Randy and Frances Rolfe.

Brought to you by the letter “sssss”

© 2007 Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States excluding Canada.
Printed in U.S.A. Lyrics reprinted by permission. All Rights Reserved. © 2007 Anthem Entertainment/Lyrics Used by Permission.


~ by rvkeeper on January 16, 2011.

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