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Big Bay

by Bell Monks

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Friends 03:24
Waltz 03:12
Follow 03:07
Open Song 02:47
Over My Head 05:11


Written and recorded in Sven and Marcia Gonstead's garage in Big Bay, MI in the summer of 2013. Additional materials recorded in Ann Arbor, MI, and Whitewater, WI.


released January 8, 2016

Music by Eric and Jeff
Lyrics by Jeff

Eric Sheffield: Guitar, Bass, and Drums
Jeff Herriott: Vocals, Keyboards, Accordion
Heidi E Johnson: Vocals
Brian Lucas: Harmonica on "Open Song"

Engineered, mixed, and mastered by Eric and Jeff

Thanks to Brian Lucas for his lovely playing and for lending us his accordion.

Immeasurable thanks to Sven and Moose for their generosity, hospitality, friendship, and support.

All songs copyright © 2016 (BMI)

Wren & Shark (www.wrenandshark.com)


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Bell Monks Madison, Wisconsin

bell monks is music for the fog on nights that stretch into dawns, combining simple humming lines with swirling textures.

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