songs about masks and facades, and the various ways we try to escape ourselves
released June 13, 2016
All lyrics and music by Ryan David Orr
RDO - vocals, backing vox, acoustic and electric guitars, keys, bass, drums, programming, photo theramin
Lindsey Saunders - vocals on "Sleepy Bougainvillea"
Birthday Boy - keys on "Fleeting Heart" and "Miss Lorie"
Ray Tischer - viola on "Fleeting Heart", "Sleepy Bougainvillea", "Breaker", "Jagged Edge", "Miss Lorie"
Slade Nooney - bass on "Breaker" and "Miss Lorie"
52 Nights - vocals, percussion, claps on "Mississippi"
April Cannon - backing vocals on "Miss Lorie"
This guy is simply one of the best songwriters to have lived. The new stuff from "Carrie & Lowell" is soft, sad, and sweet. His songs aren't just good, they're important, and I rarely use that word. Ryan David Orr