We Carry Our Fate In Plain Sight


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1. sleep was the first to abandon me    8:01
2. odessa    2:04
3. sad little king of a sad little hill    9:37
4. asleep on the riverbed    7:28
5. la llorona    3:16
6. …as hands and feet grow tired    6:55
7. crusher   15:52


recorded, mixed and mastered by nick elert on 16-track digital (except for song #5 which was recorded by the band on 4-track cassette). additional tweaking of the master was done by mike taylor. the recording sessions took place over 22 hours at these locations in illinois and wisconsin:
the state street theatre/sycamore: april 8th and 9th.
the attic of 320/dekalb: april 8th.
the welch basement/sycamore: may 14th.
the “this specific dream” rehearsal space/milwaukee: may 29th, june 3rd, and june 10th 2006.

released 31 August 2006

aldis, ben: drums, glockenspiel, trashcan lid.
aspatore, bob: guitar, sea shanty organ.
herald, andy: guitar, wurlitzer and farfisa organs, harmonica.
kim, paul: guitar, percussion.
kundanis-grow, nat: violin, backwards farfisa organ.
welch, brandon: bass, cornet.

all songs written by tfa between december of 2003 and may of 2006. these were also played to death live before we got around to recording the album.