Tag Archives: Sara Watkins

On December 26, 2006.

On December 26, 2006, “Columbia” label released “Oh! Gravity”, the sixth Switchfoot album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Big Fish Recordings” in Encinitas, CA, Signature Sound” in San Diego, CA, “Starstruck Studio” in Nashville, and was produced by Tim Palmer, Steve Lillywhite, John Fields, Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman, Chad Butler, Jerome Fontamillas and Drew Shirley.

Personnel:

  • Jon Foreman– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, lead guitar
  • Tim Foreman– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Chad Butler– drums
  • Jerome Fontamillas– rhythm guitar, keyboard, backing vocals
  • Drew Shirley– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Keith Tutt II – cello
  • Kybra Minisee – violin
  • Sidney Cabrera – violin
  • Andy Geibon – horns
  • Charlie Peacock– Chimus Minutus
  • Mark Felthamon – harmonica
  • Sarah Mooridian – cowbell
  • Sean Watkins, Sara Watkins– vocals, mandolin
  • Noah Lamberth – space pedal steel
  • Care House Choir: Jennifer, Lukas, Dawn, Tierra, Lynsey, Steffany, Luke, Devin – vocals
  • Tim Lord Palmer – additional “window treatments”
  • Steve Lillywhite– executive producer
  • Tim Palmer– recording, mixing
  • John Fields– mixing
  • Tom Lord-Alge– mixing
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Steven Miller, Chris Testa, Joe Marlett – additional recording
  • Michael Harris, Matt Beckley, Cameron Barton, Zeph Sowers – recording assistant
  • Jamie Seyberth, Femio Hernandez – assistant mix engineer
  • Joshua Marc Levy – art direction, illustration
  • Andy Barron– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Foreman, except where noted.

  1. Oh! Gravity – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  2. American Dream
  3. Dirty Second Hands – Jon Foreman, Todd Cooper
  4. Awakening
  5. Circles
  6. Amateur Lovers
  7. Faust, Midas, and Myself
  8. Head Over Heels (In This Life)
  9. Yesterdays
  10. Burn Out Bright
  11. 4:12
  12. Let Your Love Be Strong
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On March 14, 2006.

On March 14, 2006, “Sugar Hill” label released “Blinders On”, the third Sean Watkins solo album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Sean Watkins.

Personnel:

  • Sean Watkins- lead  and harmony vocals,  guitars,  organ,  synthesizer,  bass,  mandolin,  piano, keyboards, sampling, drum machine, drum loop, mixing, art direction
  • Sara Watkins- violin, harmony vocals
  • Gabe Witcher- fiddle
  • Benmont Tench- piano, toy xylophone, Wurlitzer, harmonium, Hammond organ
  • Glenn Kotche- drums, vibes
  • Jon Foreman- harmony vocals
  • Rushad Eggleston– cello
  • Peter Sprague – engineer, mixing
  • Byron House – bass (pizzicato)
  • Jon Brion– piano
  • Mark Schatz – bass
  • Judith Ablon – viola
  • Zeneba Bowers – violin
  • Matthew Walker- cello
  • Duncan Moore – drums
  • Scott Fritz – engineer, mixing
  • Ray Kennedy – mastering
  • Ricky Chao, Glenn Pittman – assistant engineer
  • Loren Witcher – cover art, illustrations
  • Autumn de Wilde– photography
  • Wendy Stamberger – art direction, design
  • Vanessa Price – grooming

Track listing:

All tracks by by Sean Watkins, except where noted.

  1. Summer’s Coming
  2. Starve Them To Death
  3. I’m Sorry – Sean Watkins, Wilson
  4. Happy New Year
  5. ..Goodbye
  6. Run Away Girl – Sean Watkins, Wilson
  7. I Say Nothing
  8. Coffee
  9. The Sound Of My Crush
  10. No Lighted Windows
  11. Cammac
  12. Roses Never Red
  13. They Sail Away – Frizell, Sean Watkins
  14. Not That Bad/Blinders On
  15. Whipping Boy/Cherokee Shuffle (hidden track)