Buck Up

by Carsie Blanton

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released February 15, 2019

Produced by Pete Donnelly and Carsie Blanton. All songs written by Carsie Blanton, except “Mustache” written by Carsie Blanton/Joe Plowman, “Battle” and “Buck Up” written by Carsie Blanton/Ric Robertson. “Buck Up” heavily inspired by the work of John Prine (John, you can have a writing credit if you want one).

Engineered and mixed by Pete Donnelly at Westmont Station Recording Studio in Haddon Township, NJ. Some bass and vocal tracks engineered by Patrick Firth at The Patty-O in Queens, NY. Mastered by Jim Salamone at Cambridge Sound Studios in Philadelphia, PA.

Cover paintings by Marshall Blevins, album art design by Tilke Elkins.

THE BAND
Carsie Blanton: vocals, guitar, toy piano, percussion
Pete Donnelly: guitar, backing vocals, keys, drums, percussion
Patrick Firth: keyboards, piano, backing vocals
Nicholas Falk: drums, percussion, banjo, backing vocals
Joe Plowman: bass, banjo, backing vocals, some keys, string arrangements on “Harbor” and “Desire”

SPECIAL GUESTS
Erin Busch: cello
Matt Cappy: trumpet
Zach Jones: drums and backing vocals
Oliver Wood: guitars and vocals on “Buck Up”.
Ambient sounds gathered by Carsie in New Orleans, LA.


THANK YOU
All my patrons for funding this record. Amy O’Leary, Brad Blanton, Elijah Blanton, Jon Darvill, Lori Peters, and Bill Eib for helping me buck up. Ric Robertson for the legos and other inspirations. And to my creative family: Joe, Pete, Pat and Nick, Milton, Tilke, Oliver and Rebecca Wood, Chris Wood, Chris Kasper, Andrew Rozario, Devon Sproule and Paul Curreri, The Watermelon, and the city of New Orleans.

Fuck fascism.

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Carsie Blanton New Orleans, Louisiana

Carsie is a singer/songwriter based in New Orleans. She has toured with Paul Simon, the Wood Brothers, the Weepies and Joan Osborne.

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