On July 21, 2017.

On July 21, 2017, “Favorite Gentlemen” label released “A Black Mile to the Surface”, the fifth Manchester Orchestra studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Favorite Gentlemen” in Atlanta, “Echo Mountain” in Asheville,  and  “Elmwood West” in Dallas, and was produced by  Andy Hull, Robert McDowell and Catherine Marks.


  • Andy Hull– vocals, guitar
  • Robert McDowell– vocals, engineer, guitar, keyboards
  • Andy Prince – bass
  • Tim Very – drums
  • Paul Blakemore – mastering
  • John Congleton, Dan Hannon, Jonathan Wilson – additional production
  • The Daniels, Mike Dempsey – package design, photography
  • Jim Georgeson, Clay Miller – assistant engineer
  • Brian Manley  – layout, package design
  • Catherine Marks– engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Hull.

  1. The Maze
  2. The Gold
  3. The Moth
  4. Lead, SD
  5. The Alien
  6. The Sunshine
  7. The Grocery
  8. The Wolf
  9. The Mistake
  10. The Parts
  11. The Silence



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