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On January 22, 2002.

On January 22, 2002, “Jagjaguwar” label released “Don’t Fall in Love with Everyone You See”, the debut Okkervil River studio album. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by Will Sheff, Jonathan Meiburg, and Brian Beattie.

Personnel:

  • Will Sheff – vocals, guitar, mellotron, harmonica, organ, design
  • Jonathan Meiburg – bass, accordion, tambourine, Wurlitzer
  • Brian Beattie – organ, Hammond organ
  • Zachary Thomas – vocals, mandolin, electric and string bass
  • Gary Newcomb – pedal steel
  • Ethan Azarian – banjo
  • Daniel Johnston – vocals
  • Alice Spencer – vocals
  • Seth Warren – vocals, drums, spoons, taragat
  • Alex Arcone – saxophone
  • Channing Lewis – saxophone
  • Michael Crow – trumpet
  • Peter Elliot – trumpet
  • Scott Blesner – violin
  • Ashley Rath – violin
  • June Rhee – violin
  • Brian Standefer – cello
  • Brian Beattie – engineer, mixing
  • Billy Stull – mastering
  • Mark Pedini – design
  • William Schaff – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Sheff.

  1. Red
  2. Kansas City
  3. Lady Liberty
  4. My Bad Days
  5. Westfall
  6. Happy Hearts
  7. Dead Dog Song
  8. Listening to Otis Redding at Home During Christmas
  9. Okkervil River Song

On September 2, 2003.

On September 2, 2003, “Jagjaguwar” label released “Down the River of Golden Dreams”, the second Okkervil River studio album. It was recorded in 2003 at “Tiny Telephone”, “OTR”, “15th Street” in San Francisco, and was produced by Will Sheff, Jonathan Meiburg, Zachary Thomas, Seth Warren, Michi AceretGeoffrey Hershberger, Thomas Heyman – Pedal steel guitar, Alan Molina, and John Vanderslice.

Personnel:

  • Will Sheff- vocals, guitar, whirlies
  • Jonathan Meiburg- vocals, piano, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer, Rhodes, mellotron, banjo, tambourine
  • Zachary Thomas – vocals, electric bass, mandolin
  • Seth Warren – vocals, drums, whirlies
  • Michi Aceret – viola
  • Geoffrey Hershberger – cello
  • Thomas Heyman – pedal steel guitar
  • Alan Molina – violin
  • John Vanderslice – bells

The First National Brass

  • Katie Curran – trombone
  • Dan Eastwood – trumpet
  • Graham Taylor – trumpet
  • Scott Solter- recording
  • Billy Stull – mastering
  • William Schaff – cover art
  • Darius Van Arman – layout, design

Track listing:

  1. Down the River of Golden Dreams
  2. It Ends with a Fall
  3. For the Enemy
  4. Blanket and Crib
  5. The War Criminal Rises and Speaks
  6. The Velocity of Saul at the Time of His Conversion
  7. Dead Faces
  8. Maine Island Lovers
  9. Song About a Star
  10. Yellow
  11. Seas Too Far to Reach

On August 7, 2007.

On August 7, 2007, “Jagjaguwar” label released “The Stage Names”, the fourth Okkervil River studio album. It was recorded in 2007, in Austin, Texas, and was produced by Brian Beattie.

Personnel:

  • Will Sheff – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, xylophone
  • Scott Brackett – coronet, Hammond organ, synthesizer, mellotron, percussion
  • Brian Cassidy – vocals, electric guitar, pedal steel, xylophone
  • Jonathan Meiburg – vocals, piano, Wurlitzer, pump organ, mellotron, electric guitar
  • Travis Nelsen – drums, maracas, tambourine, shells
  • Patrick Pestorius – bass, piano, woodblocks
  • Zachary Thomas – mandolin
  • Caitlin Bailey – cello
  • Scott Jackson – violin
  • Katie Nott – viola
  • Kathleen Pittman – violin
  • Sarah Pizzicheni – violin
  • Frances Smith – French horn, clarinet
  • Will Thothong – viola
  • Tammy Vo – violin

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Sheff.

  1. Our Life Is Not a Movie or Maybe
  2. Unless It’s Kicks
  3. A Hand to Take Hold of the Scene
  4. Savannah Smiles
  5. Plus Ones
  6. A Girl in Port
  7. You Can’t Hold the Hand of a Rock and Roll Man
  8. Title Track
  9. John Allyn Smith Sails

On April 27, 2018.

On April 27, 2018, “ATO” label released “In the Rainbow Rain”, the ninth Okkervil River studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, and was produced by Will Sheff.

Personnel:

  • Will Sheff – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, upright piano, Wurlitzer, mellotron, roland synthesizer, drum programming
  • Sarah K. Pedinotti – vocals, piano, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer, mellotron, ARP synthesizer, Moog synthesizer, Oberheim synthesizer, Roland synthesizer, Waldorf synthesizer, RMI keyboard computer
  • Frank LoCrasto – grand piano, tack piano, Fender rhodes, Wurlitzer, ARP synthesizer
  • Benjamin Lazar Davis – vocals, bass, piano, ARP synthesizer, Moog synthesizer, drum programming
  • Jared Samuel – piano, Hammond organ
  • Alex Spiegelman – vocals, saxophone, clarinet, flute
  • Cully Symington – drums, percussion, shaker
  • Brittany Anjou – vibraphone, Glockenspiel
  • Simone Appleby – backing vocals
  • Leslie Gardner – backing vocals
  • Will Graefe – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jeremy Gustin – percussion, congas, finger cymbals
  • Cole Kamen-Green – vocals, trumpet, mellophone
  • Chris Kyle – electric guitar
  • Jonathan Meiburg – vocals
  • Rob Moose – violin, viola
  • David Nagler – Roland 2000 synthesizer
  • Clinton Newman – electric guitar
  • Phil Pallazolo – piano
  • Saundra Williams – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Famous Tracheotomies – Will Sheff, Ray Davies
  2. The Dream and the Light – Will Sheff
  3. Love Somebody – Will Sheff, Benjamin Lazar Davis, Will Graefe
  4. Family Song – Will Sheff
  5. Pulled up the Ribbon – Will Sheff
  6. Don’t Move Back to L.A. – Will Sheff
  7. Shelter Song – Will Graefe
  8. How It Is – Will Sheff
  9. External Actor – Will Sheff
  10. Human being Song – Will Sheff

 

On May 10, 2011.

On May 10, 2011, “Jagjaguwar” label released “I Am Very Far”, the sixth Okkervil River album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Will Sheff, John Congleton and Phil Palazzolo.

Personnel:

  • Will Sheff – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, Wurlitzer electric piano, cassette deck, glockenspiel, piano , sampler, file cabinet
  • Scott Brackett – cornet, Juno synthesizer, manipulated samples, vibraphone, piano
  • Brian Cassidy – vocals, electric and acoustic guitar, string arrangements
  • Lauren Gurgiolo – electric and acoustic guitar
  • Jonathan Meiburg – vocals, angklung
  • Patrick Pestorius – vocals, bass
  • Justin Sherburn – piano, pump organ, Farfisa, Rhodes and Helpinstill electric piano, accordion, Arp synthesizer, electric Guitar, horn arrangements
  • Cully Symington – drums, percussion
  • Joy Askew – vocals
  • Nicole Atkins – vocals
  • Stephen Belans – tympani, second drum kit
  • Mike Booher – vocals
  • William Braun – cello
  • Alexis Buffum – violin
  • Audrey Easley – flute
  • Jeanene Ioppolo Johnson – clarinet
  • Jeff Johnston – acoustic guitar
  • Ben Kalb – cello
  • Paul Klemperer – saxophone, clarinet
  • Justin Kurys – viola
  • Sharon Lacey – oboe
  • Ben Lance – electric and acoustic guitar
  • Will Landin – tuba
  • Ephraim Owens – trumpet
  • Phil Palazzolo – duct tape, whistling, electric Guitar, piano, sampler
  • Sarah Pizzichemi – violin
  • Brendan Ryan – piano, accordion
  • Sara Scurry – bassoon
  • Zachary Thomas – bass
  • Raul Vallejo – trombone
  • Beth Wawerna – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Sheff.

  1. The Valley
  2. Piratess
  3. Rider
  4. Lay of the Last Survivor
  5. White Shadow Waltz
  6. We Need a Myth
  7. Hanging from a Hit
  8. Show Yourself
  9. Your Past Life as a Blast
  10. Wake and Be Fine
  11. The Rise

On April 5, 2005.

OR

On April 5, 2005, “Jagjaguwar” label released “Black Sheep Boy”, the Okkervil River’s third album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Brian Beattie’s Wonder Chamber” in Austin, and was produced by Okkervil River. The album cover features the work of Providence artist William Schaff.

Personnel:

  • Will Sheff – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, Wurlitzer
  • Howard Draper – lap steel, pump organ, mandolin, bass, synthesizer
  • Jonathan Meiburg – vocals, piano, Wurlitzer, pump organ, Casio SK-1, electric guitar
  • Travis Nelsen – vocals, drums, tambourine
  • Zachary Thomas – vocals, bass, mandolin
  • Seth Warren – electronics, drums, vibraphone, whirlies, shaker
  • Amy Annelle – harmony vocals
  • Brian Beattie – bowed bass, sampler, field recordings
  • Rebecca Browne – violin
  • Alison Derrick – viola
  • Michael Kapinus – trumpet
  • Caroline Slack – violin
  • Ben Westney – cello
  • Victoria Wolff – cello

Track listing:

  1. Black Sheep Boy – Tim Hardin
  2. For Real – Will Sheff
  3. In a Radio Song – Will Sheff
  4. Black – Will Sheff
  5. Get Big – Will Sheff
  6. A King And a Queen – Will Sheff
  7. A Stone – Will Sheff
  8. The latest Toughs – Will Sheff
  9. Song of Our So-Called Friend – Will Sheff
  10. So Come Back, I Am Waiting – Will Sheff
  11. A Glow – Will Sheff