some bright mourning

by The Skipperdees

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Recorded November 2012-June2013.

Produced by Jim White
Engineered by Marlon Patton
Mixed and Mastered by John Keane

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released 09 December 2013

1. Kyrie (E. Backus)
Catherine Backus- lead vocal, electric guitar
Emily Backus- harmony vocal, percussion
Marlon Patton- drums
John Keane- acoustic guitar, electric bass
John Neff- pedal steel

2. Ashes, Ashes (E. Backus)
Catherine- lead vocal
Emily- harmony vocal
Jim White- stomps, percussion
*featuring the talents of Packway Handle Band*
Zach McCoy -bass
Andrew Heaton- fiddle
Michael Paynter- mandolin
Tom Baker- banjo
Josh Erwin- guitar


3. Atlas (C. Backus)
Catherine- lead vocal, acoustic guitar
Emily- harmony vocal, percussion
Marlon Patton- drums, upright bass
John Keane- pedal steel

4. Lost Girls (C. Backus)
Catherine- lead vocal, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
Emily- harmony vocal, banjo
Marlon Patton- drums, electric bass

5. The Plunge (C. Backus)
Catherine- lead vocal, acoustic guitar, trumpet
Emily- harmony vocal, banjo
Marlon Patton- drums, upright bass
Jim White- puckish sound effects
Mark Williamson- trombone

6. Epitaph (E. Backus)
Catherine- lead vocal, piano
Emily- harmony vocal
Caroline Herring- harmony vocal
Andrew Warfield- horn
Marlon Patton- upright bass

7. The Atomic City (E. Backus)
Catherine- lead vocal, acoustic guitar
Emily- harmony vocal, banjo, percussion
Marlon Patton- drums, upright bass
John Keane- electric guitar

8. D.A.R. (E. Backus)
Catherine- lead vocal, trumpet
Emily- harmony vocal, banjo
Marlon Patton- upright bass
Jim White- percussion
Drew Kohl- harmonica
Evan Tyor, Kevin Rowland- manly background vocals

9. God's Country (E. Backus)
Emily- lead vocal, percussion
Catherine- harmony vocal, trumpet
Amy Andrews- harmony vocal
Jim White- banjo, guitar
Marlon Patton- upright bass
Claire Campbell- singing saw

10. Those Who Can't (C. Backus)
Catherine- lead vocal, acoustic guitar, flugelhorn
Amy Andrews- harmony vocal
Andrew Warfield- horn
Emily- percussion

11. 500 Miles (H. West)
Emily- vocal, dulcimer, percussion
Catherine- vocal
Jim White- slide guitar, piano

12. Behind the Paint (C. Backus)
Catherine- lead vocal, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
Emily- harmony vocal, piano, percussion, poetry
Marlon Patton- bass
John Neff- pedal steel

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The Skipperdees Athens, Georgia

The Skipperdees (twin sisters Emily and Catherine Backus) hail from Oak Ridge, TN, a town mentioned in the 1989 film "Fat Man and Little Boy" which featured Paul Newman with a mustache. They write sad songs but are happy people. They are Capricorns and vegetarians. Come say hey at theskipperdees.com. or find them in one of the seven Waffle House locations in their current home of Athens, GA. ... more

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