Daniel Hales and the Frost Heaves | Contrariwise: Songs from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

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Contrariwise: Songs from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

by Daniel Hales and the Frost Heaves

Every poem in "Alice In Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass" put to music--plus a few originals. A little bit Indie rock, a little bit psychedelic folk, a lot of other things, too. With viola. Music for battling Jabberwocks.
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1. Jabberwocky
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2. A Secret Kept
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3. Speak Roughly
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0:59 $0.99
4. In Winter When
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5. Contrariwise
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6. Dream Reprise
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7. The Walrus and the Carpenter
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8. 'tis the Voice of the Lobster
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9. How Doth the Little Crocodile
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10. The White Knight's Song
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11. Fury Said
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12. Father William
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13. (Push Them Into The) Wishing Well
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14. Beautiful Soup
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15. Will You Walk a Little Faster
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16. Queen Alice
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17. But a Dream
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
The players

DANIEL HALES: lead vocals and guitars,
banjo, ukulele and harmonica
as well as keyboards on Queen Alice

JAMES LOWE: bass guitar
as well as keyboards on Speak Roughlyîand The White Knightís Song

IVAN USSACH: drums

ANNA WETHERBY: viola

With special guests

THE LOOKING-GLASS CREATURES:
(Jedediah Berry, Shira Hillel, Emily Houk, Daniel Kasnitz, Kara McColgan, Jillian Morgan, Astra Stathis-Lowe, Jeff Steblea, and some frost heaves)
backing vocals on Speak Roughly and Queen Alice

DANIEL KASNITZ: backing vocals
on Contrariwise, (Push them into the)
Wishing Well, and Will You Walk A Little Faster

All lyrics by Lewis Carroll (except Contrariwise and Push Them Into The Wishing Well by Daniel Hales. Poems adapted and set to music by Daniel Hales (except The Walrus and the Carpenter by James Lowe). Viola arrangements by James Lowe.

These songs were originally performed in February 2013 at the Shea Theater in Turners Falls, Massachusetts, as part of a New Renaissance Players production of Alice in Wonderland directed by Jillian Morgan.

Produced by Daniel Hales and James Lowe. Mixed and mastered by Daniel Kasnitz. Recorded at the Sonic Temple, Greenfield, Massachusetts, by Daniel Kasnitz and at Algorhythm Studios, Greenfield, Massachusetts, by Michael Glazier and Daniel Hales. Tim Adan assisted during a session at the Sonic Temple.



Cover illustration by John Tenniel. Graphic design by Dood Evan. Band photo by Tim Young. Costume headgear by Karen Webb Hinds. Booklet design by James Lowe (the font used it Fanwood from openfontlibrary.org). CD packaging by some company in Philadelphia.



Special thanks to Jillian Morgan, Michael Glazier, the New Renaissance
Players, and Charles Lutwidge Dodgson for inspiring this whole thing and helping us see it through; to Shira, Erin, Kathy and Howie for their moral support and patience; DK for being such a nice guy and such a great
collaborator; Ed Wierzbowski for his generosity; Justin Matley for being our master; Tess Gadwa for the Queen of Hearts; and to everyone who took part in our album pre-sale, particularly Alex Beck, Lisa Davol, Hugh Flye, Ross Grant, Rick and Kathy Lowe, Nicole Nemec, Patricia Conley ó and two anonymous angels ó for their especially generous contributions.

www.thefrostheaves.com * * * * Algorythm Records 2013


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