||Keep Calm, Carry the Monkey CD (2011) |
Chris Helm albums 2011 sophomore album from the Australian Indie darlings. Keep Calm Carry The Monkey is rich with sonic landscapes, melodies, and lyrical turns. The album is a darker, full swing of moods that breaks wide open the hobo pop revelation the band hinted to on their critically acclaimed debut. The album features special guest performance from legendary singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith
Recording information: A Pocket Full Of Stones, Melbourne; A Pocket Full Of Stones, Point Lonsdale; Alex The Great, Nashville, TN; Atlantis Studios, Port Melbourne; Melbourne; Point Lonsdale; The Palace, Brisbane.
Illustrators: Mark Lang; Annika Fleur.
Photographers: Ellen Smith; Mark Lang; Kelly Lane; Amanthi Lynch; Sare Lang; Nicole Cleary; Maclay Heriot; Lara Luz; Doug Donaldson; Chris Helm; Caz the Turtle; Caleb James.
Personnel: Mark Lang (vocals, guitar, banjo); Brad Jones (electric guitar); Nick Huggins (slide guitar, keyboards); John Bedggood (violin, viola); Kelly Lane (violin, percussion, background vocals); Chris Helm (melodica, drums, background vocals); Rowan Austin (trumpet); Paris Gadsden (trombone); Amanthi Lynch (piano, keyboards, percussion, background vocals); Greg Arnold (piano); Matt Millar (drums); Andy Hazel, Sare Lang (percussion, background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Brad Jones .