Recorded at Ryan Mall's Lillian Sounds in Costa Mesa, California, 'After the First Sleep' is James Fletcher's follow up to 2010's 'The Booze & Clocks'. A delightfully sultry collection of songs, 'After the First Sleep' delivers you to some serene, wondrous place: part blissfully dream-like, part stairway to the catacombs....
released November 5, 2014
AFTER THE FIRST SLEEP
All songs written by James Fletcher
Recorded & mixed by Ryan Mall at Lillian Sounds
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James Fletcher-all vocals, drums, bass, & percussion
Oscar Fuentes- all piano, electric piano, organ, & synthesizers
cover/sleeve design- Neal Burns
photography- Jonathan Garnier
*A great many thanks to the best collection of friends/musicians who helped see this record to completion. Thank you Ryan Mall, Pat Visel, Jacob Sahagen, Oscar Fuentes, Matthew Fletcher, Pat Schubert, Mitch Townsend, Michael Rosas, Kristen Eckel-Mahan. Thank you Liz Bianchi for letting me hang around for the better part of 2 years! Jeff Sewell, thank you for the bass loaner (the best bass I'll ever play!). Neal Burns & Jonathan Garnier, thank you for the great visuals.
*To my lovely wife Carla, I appreciate your patience and support. And to my folks, thanks for buying me that first drum kit at 8 years old. That was the beginning of the end!!
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