On May 12, 2009, “Red Distribution” label released “Paper Empire”, the seventh Better Than Ezra studio album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Warren Huart and Kevin Griffin.
- Kevin Griffin– vocals, guitar, piano
- Tom Drummond- bass
- Michael Jerome– drums
- Lorin Brown (One & Done Studio) – album art, package design
All tracks by Kevin Griffin, except where noted.
- Absolutely Still – lyrics by Val Emmich
- Turn Up the Bright Lights – lyrics by Michelle Lewis, music by Kevin Griffin, busbee
- Just One Day – lyrics by Kevin Griffin, Kelli Anne Owens, music by Kevin Griffin, Johnny Lee Andrews, Jeremy Lister
- The Loveless
- All In – lyrics by James Bourne, music by Kevin Griffin, busbee
- Hell No!
- Hey Love – music by Kevin Griffin, Monty Powell
- Nightclubbing – lyrics by Jeff Tusker, Kevin Griffin
- Black Light – music by Kevin Griffin, busbee
- Wounded – music by Kevin Griffin, busbee
- I Just Knew