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Simon and the Astronauts: Simon and the Astronauts

Simon and the Astronauts: Simon and the Astronauts (Airlock AIRLOCK01)

Simon and the Astronauts
Simon and the Astronauts

Airlock Records AIRLOCK01 (CD, UK, 1 March 2019)

Simon and the Astronauts: Simon and the Astronauts (Airlock AIRLOCK01)

Produced by Boo Hwerdine;
Recorded by Chris Pepper at Saltwell Studio except
Track 6 vocals recorded by Mark Freegard at Totleigh Benton;
Tracks 8-9 recorded by Chris Pepper at Halsway Manor;
Tracks 1, 4 recorded by Chris Pepper at The Hub;
Mixed by Chris Pepper;
Mastered by Nick Watson at Fluid Mastering;
Illustrations by Chris Baldie;
Design by Simply Marvellous: Music

Musicians

Simon Wells, vocals, spoken word, saxophone [7];
Boo Hewerdine, vocals [11], harmonium [6], piano [11], guitar [12], everything [5], everything else [1, 3-4, 7];
Chris Pepper, drums [1, 3-4, 7], tamobrime [6], Cygnus X1 polyphonix choir [6], everything else [2];
Svetlana Alexievich, theremin [3];
Ben Hewerdine, vocals [2, 10], piano [2], keyboards [10], guitar [10];
Karine Polwart, vocals [6];
Findlay Napier, vocals [6], guitar [6];
Darden Smith, vocals [8], piano [8], guitar [9];

Tracks

  1. Astronauts (3.32)
  2. Grantchester Meadows (3.00)
  3. Zinc (3.17)
  4. Bridge (3.18)
  5. Airmail (3.31)
  6. Love Is (2.28)
  7. I'm Just a Cat (2.56)
  8. Oscar (Looking at the Stars) (3.02)
  9. Tight Metal Jackets (1.51)
  10. Trampoline (2.21)
  11. Box of Tears (3.13)
  12. Patti (3.22)

Tracks 1, 3-5, 7, 11-12 Simon Wells, Boo Hewerdine;
Tracks 2, 10 Simon Wells, Ben Hewerdine;
Track 6 Simon Wells, Karine Polwart;
Tracks 8-9 Simon Wells, Darden Smith