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On January 19, 2018.

On January 19, 2018, “Columbia” label released “Ruins”, the fourth First Aid Kit album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Flora Recording & Playback” in Portland, Oregon, and was produced Tucker Martine.

Personnel:

  • Klara Söderberg – vocals, guitar
  • Johanna Söderberg – vocals, keyboards, autoharp, bass
  • Peter Buck – acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin
  • Tucker Martine – choir, tambourine, noise, drums, percussion, engineer
  • Eli Moore – choir, acoustic and electric guitar, dulcimer, piano, pump organ
  • Steve Moore – choir, piano, keyboards, organ, synthesizer, marxophone, melodica, trombone
  • Justin Chase – choir, keyboards, assistant engineer
  • Benkt Söderberg – choir, electric guitar
  • McKenzie Smith – choir, drums, percussion
  • Glenn Kotche – drums, percussion
  • Melvin Duffy – pedal steel
  • Paul Brainard – trumpet
  • Patti King – violin
  • Eyvind Kang – viola
  • Kyleen King – viola
  • Anna Fritz – cello
  • Anna Söderberg – choir
  • Isak Söderberg – choir
  • Mikael Tot – choir
  • Laura Veirs – choir
  • Michael Finn – choir, engineer
  • EE Storey – artwork, design
  • Lauren Dukoff – photography
  • Jason Quigley – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Klara Söderberg and Johanna Söderberg.

  1. Rebel Heart
  2. It’s a Shame
  3. Fireworks
  4. Postcard
  5. To Live a Life
  6. My Wild Sweet Love
  7. Distant Star
  8. Ruins
  9. Hem of Her Dress
  10. Nothing Has to Be True

 

On January 20, 2015.

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On January 20, 2015, “Capitol” label released “What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World”, the seventh Decemberists studio album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Tucker Martine.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy- lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitars,  bouzouki,  harmonica, backing vocals
  • Chris Funk- acoustic and electric guitars, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin
  • Jenny Conlee- piano, Hammond organ, vibraphone, accordion, keyboards
  • Nate Query- bass, upright bass
  • John Moen- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Rachel Flotard – background vocals
  • Kelly Hogan– background vocals
  • Laura Veirs– background vocals
  • Ragen Fykes – background vocals
  • Moorea Masa – background vocals
  • “The Singer Addresses His Audience” Choir: Kyleen King, Laura Veirs, Allison Hall, Bridgit Jacobson,Carson Ellis, Michael Finn, Jeremy Swatzky, Shelley Short, Steven Watkins, Ritchie Young, Moorea Masa
  • The “Anti-Summersong” Narrator Support Gang: Chris Funk, Nate Query, John Moen, Jason Colton,Tucker Martine
  • Rob Moose -violin, fiddle
  • Kyleen King -viola
  • Patti King – violin
  • Anna Fritz -cello
  • Victor Nash -trumpet
  • String arrangementsby Rob Moose
  • Recorded and mixed by Tucker Martine
  • Mastered byStephen Marcussen
  • Assistant engineering by Michael Finn
  • Design by Jeri Heiden and Glen Nakasako for SMOG Design, Inc.
  • Illustrations and lettering byCarson Ellis
  • Photography byAutumn de Wilde

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Meloy.

  1. The Singer Addresses His Audience
  2. Cavalry Captain
  3. Philomena
  4. Make You Better
  5. Lake Song
  6. Till the Water’s All Long Gone
  7. The Wrong Year
  8. Carolina Low
  9. Better Not Wake the Baby
  10. Anti-Summersong
  11. Easy Come, Easy Go
  12. Mistral
  13. 12/17/12
  14. A Beginning Song