Clockwork Angels: Liner Notes

PRODUCED BY NICK RASKULINECZ AND RUSH
GEDDY LEE bass guitar, keyboards, bass pedals, vocals
ALEX LIFESON guitars, keyboards
NEIL PEART drums, cymbals, tambourine

Recorded by Richard Chycki
Mixed by Nick Raskulinecz
‘Caravan’ and ‘BU2B’ recorded al Blackbird Studios, Nashville TN, April 2010
Assisted by Lowell Records
All other songs recorded at Revolution Recording, Toronto ON, October-December 2011
Assisted by Stephen Koszler and Jason Dufour
Mixed at Henson Studios, Los Angeles CA, January-March 2012
Assisted by Martin Cooke
Mastered by Brian ‘Big Bass’ Gardner at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood CA

All songs composed by Lee and Lifeson, with lyrics by Peart
Arrangements by Rush and Nick Raskulinecz
Piano on “The Garden” by Jason Sniderman
Strings on “Halo Effect,” “The Anarchist,” “The Wreckers,” “BU2B2,” and “The Garden” arranged and conducted by David Campbell
Recorded at Ocean Way Studios, Los Angeles CA, January 18, 2012
Engineered by Paul Fig
Assisted by Rouble Kapoor
“BU2B” new intro recorded on Lerxst Mobile, West Hollywood CA

Management: Ray Danniels
Executive Production: Andy Curran
Associate Production: Pegi Cecconi, Liam Birt
Equipment supervision: Lorne “Gump” Wheaton, John “Skully” McIntosh

Art direction, design, and illustrations: Hugh Syme
Band portrait: Andrew MacNaughtan

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Geddy would like to thank the good people of the following companies for their technical contributions and support: Fender Musical Instruments and the Fender Custom Shop, Tech 21, Orange Amplifiers, Moog Synthesizers, Tom Brantley, James Hogg, Rotosound Bass Strings, and Jim Burgess of Saved By Technology. I would also like to thank Nancy, Kyla, Julian, and Lauren, for their constant and complete support, love, and understanding – and it is my pleasure to introduce … The Wassermans ^..^ ^..^

Alex would like to thank: Pat Foley and the crew at Gibson Custom Shop and Gibson Guitars, Hughes & Kettner Amplification, Dean Markley Strings, Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Joel Singer and Audio Technica, Universal Audio, Dave Welderman at the Guitar Center, Hollywood, and especially Adrian, Charlene, Dylan, Justin, and Taylor. Farewell, Barbara and Paul.

Neil would like to thank: Don Lombardi, John Good, Louie Garcia, Garrison, and everybody at Drum Workshop and Drum Channel; Mark Love, Chris Stankee, and everybody at Sabian; Promark drumsticks, Remo drumheads, Darren Schoepp at Roland, Jeffery at KellyShu Industries, Greg Russell at neilpeart.net, Brutus at Bubba’s Bar ‘n’ Grill, Freddie Gruber RIP, Peter Erskine, Lorne “Gump” Wheaton, and on the home front, Keith, Jeanette, Jennifer, Adela, Katie, Winston, and – lastest and mostest – Carrie and Olivia.

Our collective appreciation goes to: John McBride and all at Blackbird; Joe Dunphy, Tanya Coghlan, and Amanda Pearl at Revolution (and Rene Lesko at Kindred Spirits Catering). At Henson, Martin and Faryal; Barry and Clint at BZ Brokers; and – Ω™

Extremely special thanks, as always, to our great support group at SRO/Anthem: Ray Danniels, Pegi Cecconi, Sheila Posner, Meghan Symsyk, Bob Farmer, Andy Curran, Cynthia Barry, Tyler Tasson, Emma Sunstrum, and Randy and Frances Rolfe.

Brought to you by the letter Œ

Dedicated to the memory of our dear friend Andrew MacNaughtan,
February 25, 1984 – January 25, 2012

Track Listing (click on any track for the lyrics)

1. Caravan (5:40)
2. BU2B (5:10)
3. Clockwork Angels (7:31)
i – The Pedlar 1
4. The Anarchist (6:52)
5. Carnies (4:52)
6. Halo Effect (3:14)
7. Seven Cities Of Gold (6:32)
8. The Wreckers (5:01)
9. Headlong Flight (7:20)
ii – The Pedlar 2
10. BU2B2 (1:28)
11. Wish Them Well (5:25)
12. The Garden (6:59)

~ by rvkeeper on June 6, 2012.

 
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