This album started out about two years ago, so I could record some of my songs and maybe let my friends hear them.
We started to record the songs with just acoustic guitar and vocals, but soon started to add little bits of drums and bass, after that it took on a life of its own.
I'd like to thank the following musicians for their contributions to this recording, I couldn't have done it without them.
Fred Mc Dermott: Guitar,Bass,Drum Programming, Vocals and (a whole lot of time !)
Alan Hayes: Guitar - tracks 1 and 8.
Mick McCarney: Guitar - tracks 4, 8 and 9.
Paul Moore: Bass - tracks 1, 2, 5, 6 and 9.
Alan Mc Dermott: Keyboards and drum programming - track 10.
Tom Mc Dermott: Drums - tracks 6 and 9. Keyboards, tracks 2and 4.
Pat Denahan: Violin, tracks 3 and 5.
Frances Kerin: Backing vocals - track 8.
Joan Carroll: Backing vocals - track 10.
All songs written by Berni Philbin, except for That's life, (lyrics inspired by the great Irish poet John McNamee).
Arrangements by Berni Philbin and Fred Mc Dermott
Produced and engineered by Fred Mc Dermott.
CD Artwork: Tom Mc Dermott.
Berni Philbin: Vocals guitar and piano.
The song 'Every Year' is especially dedicated to my father, for his patience throughout the years living with five mad daughters.
The album can be purchased now from CD Baby
or from Road records on 16B Fade Street, Dublin 2,
Road records online store.
Now also available from Tower Records
on Wicklow St Dublin 2
Tower records online