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Stop the Lights

by The Walls

Although there are many upbeat moments, its possibly the bands 'deepest' record to date. Lyrics full of imagery, analog synths & keys, horns & vocals over a bed of guitars, bass & drums. Rob Kirwan's (U2, PJHarvey) mixes bring the character to fore.
Genre: Rock: Adult Alternative Pop/Rock
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1. Bird in a Cage
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2. Phantom Power
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3. Stop the Lights
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4. The Great Escape
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5. It Goes Without Saying
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6. Dead Flowers
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7. All a Blur
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8. Carrying the Fire
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9. Doodlesque
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10. Thanks for the Photographs
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11. May the Road Rise
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Produced and recorded by the Wall brothers (except where stated).
Mixing & additional recording - Rob Kirwan.
Recorded in Dirtbird, Windmill Lane, the Nutshed and Hellfire Studios.
Mixed in Dirtbird, Suite Studio and Exchequer.
Drums on ‘Doodlesque and Dead Flowers’ recorded by Ciaran Bradshaw in the Nutshed, Clara. ‘Carrying the Fire’ recorded by Alan Kelly at Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin and mixed by Joe & Steve in Dirtbird. Mastered by Geoff Pesch at Abbey Road.

Joe & Steve Wall: vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, bass, synthesizers, Lowrey organ, programming, percussion, dulcimer, piano / Rory Doyle: drums, backing vocals /Jon O’Connell: bass, mandola, banjo, backing vocals, / Marc Aubele: Fender Rhodes, electric guitar.

Guests:
Paul G. Smyth- keyboards & synths on Doodlesque.
Bill Blackmore- trumpet and flugelhorn on Doodlesque, Phantom Power & Stop the Lights.
Keith Farrell- backing vocals and arrangement ideas on Phantom Power.
Lioba Petrie- cello on The Great Escape.
Eva Cazali Wall- backing vocals on Carrying the Fire.
Nick Seymour– mouth music on Dead Flowers.

Thanks to: Vinny Wall, Rob Kirwan, Mike McGrath, Phil Hayes; Pat O'Donnell, Marc Carolan, Joe McGrath, Kathryn Mason, Madeleine Seiler, Dan Dwyer, Stephen Judge, Owen McNamara, Tiziana Corvisieri, Deirdre Fitzgerald, Celine Cazali, Hadley O’Connell, Dave Barrett, Joe Egan, Krisjanis Berzins, Ronan Murphy, Brian Crosby, Paddy Goodwin & Neil Myles, Keith Farrell, Aidan Foley, Stephen Mogerley, Myles O’Reilly, Dave Balfe, Gaby Froese, Naomi & Martina and Alan in Windmill Lane, Eoin Foyle, Dan Gaynor, Jeff Robinson, Kieran Lynch, John Carney, Fergal Henry, Dee Reilly, Mike Bartlett, Eamonn Ryan, Colm O’Hara, Gav Kenny, Mike Casey, Jay Hilditch, Gaby Smyth Accountants, Richard Gilligan, Paul G.Smyth, Bryan Quinn, Gus McDonagh, Kevin Cahill, Joe Streibl, Sig Doherty, Johnny Donnelly, Cathy Doyle, Apologies to those we’ve left out!

Special thanks and big love to our families for putting up with long absences during the making of this album.

Album art direction and creation: Conor & David
Photography: Sean & Yvette.




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