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On July 12, 2005.

On July 12, 2005, “Arion Records” and “Sound Resources” labels released “The Inconsolable Secret”, the eighth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005 and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Walter Moore – lead vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead vocals
  • Fred Schendel – vocals, keyboards, electric and steel guitars
  • Steve Babb – vocals, keyboards, bass
  • Matt Mendians – drums
  • Sarah Snyder – vocals
  • Flo Paris – vocals
  • Eric Parker – acoustic guitar
  • Kamran Alan Shikoh – classical and electric guitar
  • David Wallimann, Johnny Bruhns – electric guitar
  • Donna Curry – flute
  • The Adonia String Trio
    • Rebecca James – violin
    • Susan Hawkins-Whitacre – viola
    • Rachel Hackenberger – cello
  • Bethany Warren – backing vocals, choir
  • Stephanie Rumpza – recorder, choir
  • Mike Rumpza – choir arrangements
  • Haley McGuire, Summer Hullender, Elimy Hammett and Natalie Pittman – choir
  • Tom Hammett – vocals
  • Laura Lindstrom – vocals
  • David Carter – lead guitar
  • Bob Katz – mastering
  • Roger Dean – cover art
  • Sound Resources – layout, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Babb and Fred Schendel.

  1. A Maker of Crowns
  2. The Knight of the North
  3. Long and Long Ago
  4. The Morning She Woke
  5. Lirazel
  6. The High Place
  7. Morrigan’s Song
  8. Walking Toward Doom
  9. Mog Ruith
  10. Through a Glass Darkly
  11. The Lady Waits
  12. The Mirror Cracks
  13. Having Caught a Glimpse

 

On June 15, 2008.

On June 15, 2001, “Arion Records” and “Sound Resources” labels released “The Middle-Earth Album”, the fifth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2001 and was produced by Steve Babb and Fred Schendel. It is the band’s second album based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel “The Lord of the Rings” (the first was “Journey of the Dunadan” from 1993).

Personnel:

  • Fred Schendel – lead and backing vocals, main keyboards, guitars, mandolin, percussion, wind instruments
  • Steve Babb – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, additional keyboards, percussion
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and co – lead vocals
  • Walter Moore – lead vocals
  • Felicia Sorensen – lead vocals
  • Sarah Snyder – co-lead vocals
  • Thomas Hammett – vocals
  • David Luther – vocals
  • Brad Marler – vocals
  • Jamie Watkins – backing vocals
  • Tim Starnes – fiddle
  • Bob Stagner – extra percussion
  • David Wyatt– cover art

Track listing:

All lyrics by Steve Babb; all music by Fred Schendel.

  1. Elrenn and Endereth
  2. The Old Troll
  3. The Old Troll and the Maiden
  4. Dwarf and Orcs
  5. The King’s Beer
  6. The Ballad of Balin Longbeard
  7. The Man in the Wood
  8. Mirkwood
  9. As I Walk
  10. The Last Ship
  11. Mithrandir (This Fading Age)
  12. Sweet Goldberry
  13. No Crown for Balin

On March 31, 2015.

On March 31, 2015, “Arion Records/Audio Resources” labels released “The Breaking of the World”, the fifteenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Sound Resources” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Carl Groves – lead vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Fred Schendel – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, guitars
  • Alan Shikoh – acoustic, classical and electric guitars
  • Steve Babb – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Aaron Raulston – drums
  • Steve Unruh – violin
  • Michele Lynn – lead and backing vocals
  • Bob Katz- mastering
  • Michal Xaay Loranc – cover and booklet art

Track listing:

  1. Mythopoeia – lyrics by Steve Babb, music by Steve Babb, Alan Shikoh
  2. Third Floor (A Play in One Act) – lyrics by Fred Schendel, music by Alan Shikoh, Fred Schendel
  3. Babylon – lyrics by Fred Schendel, music by Steve Babb
  4. A Bird When it Sneezes – music by Alan Shikoh
  5. Sand – Fred Schendel
  6. Bandwagon – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Fred Schendel, Carl Groves
  7. Haunted – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Fred Schendel, Susie Bogdanowicz, Michele Lynn
  8. North Wind – lyrics by Steve Babb, music by Alan Shikoh, Carl Groves
  9. Nothing, Everything – lyrics by Steve Babb, ,music by Steve Babb, Carl Groves

On January 14, 2004.

On January 14, 2004, “Arion Records/Sound Resources” label released “Shadowlands”, the seventh Glass Hammer studio album.

Personnel:

  • Fred Schendel – leadand backing vocals, steel, electric and acoustic guitars, Hammond Organ, piano, pipe  organ,  keyboards,  synthesizers,  Mellotron, drums, percussion
  • Steve Babb – lead and backing vocals, 4-string and 8-string bass guitars, synthesizers, keyboards, pipe organ, Hammond organ, taurus pedels, Mellotron, percussion
  • Flo Paris – lead vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Walter Moore – lead and backing vocals
  • Sarah Snyder – backing vocals
  • Bethany Warren – backing vocals

 Track listing:

  1. So Close, So Far
  2. Run Lisette
  3. Farewell to Shadowlands
  4. Longer
  5. Behind the Great Beyond

On March 11, 2014.

On March 11, 2014, “Arion Records/Audio Resources” labels released “Ode to Echo”, the fourteenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Sound Resources” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Carl Groves – lead vocals
  • Jon Davison– lead and backing vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Alan Shikoh – electricacoustic and classical guitars, electric sitar
  • Steve Babb – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Fred Schendel – keyboards, guitars, backing vocals
  • Aaron Raulston – drums
  • Walter Moore – vocals
  • Michelle Young– backing vocals
  • Randy Jackson– guitar, backing vocas
  • David Ragsdale- violin
  • Rob Reed – piano, Minimoogsolo
  • Bob Katz- mastering
  • Bret Noblitt – precision audio
  • Michał Xaay Loranc – cover, artwork, logo design
  • Julie Babb – band photography

Track listing:

  1. Garden of Hedon – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Alan Shikoh, Fred Schendel, Steve Babb, Carl Groves
  2. Misantrog – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Fred Schendel, Carl Groves
  3. Crowbone – lyrics by Robert Low, music by Fred Schendel
  4. I Am I – lyrics by Steve Babb, music by Steve Babb, Fred Schendel
  5. The Grey Hills – Steve Babb, music by Steve Babb, Carl Groves
  6. Porpoise Song – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  7. Panegyric – Fred Schendell
  8. Ozymandias – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Steve Babb, Carl Groves

 

 

 

On October 23, 2007.

On October 23, 2007, “Arion Records” label released “Culture of Ascent”, the tenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Fred Babb.

Personnel:

  • Carl Groves – lead and backing vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Fred Schendel – keyboards,  piano, organs,  piano, backing vocals,   Mellotron, loops, programming, acoustic guitar, string arrangement
  • Steve Babb – bass, pipe organ, percussion, Mellotron, piano, harp, loops, programming, Minimoog, backing vocals
  • Matt Mendians – drums
  • David Walliman – electric guitars
  • The Adonia String Trio – string trio
    • Rebecca James – violin
    • Susan Whitacre – viola
    • Rachel Beckmann – cello
  • Sarah Snyder – backing vocals
  • Eric Parker – acoustic guitar
  • Robert Streets – backing vocals
  • Haley McGuire – backing vocals
  • Jon Anderson– vocalizations
  • Bob Katz– mastering
  • Michal Karcz – artwork, cover

Track listing:

  1. South Side of the Sky
  2. Sun Song
  3. Life by Light
  4. Ember Without Name
  5. Into Thin Air
  6. Rest