An Apple A Day is the latest project from the creative minds behind “Fred Leslie’s missing Link”, “The Link Quartet” and “Leslie Overdrive”.
Over a year in the making, the album “Yes We Can” picks up where “Fred Leslie’s missing Link” left off, and with the help of some of the greatest vocal talent alive today, goes even further and far beyond.
Each track was chosen based upon the original versions heavy riffs and each feature vocalists who all are inspirations to the band. The featuring artists were chosen based on who “An Apple A Day” themselves are fans of and were all specifically paired up with songs that would suit them best.
“Yes We Can” features the vocal talents of:
Abdominal, BluRum13, Lee Fields, Tyra Hammond, Rhiannon Giddens, Ria Currie, Lyrics Born, Glen David Andrews, Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens, Michelle David, Kylie Auldist and Richard Roundtree.
Craig Kristensen - bass
Paolo Apollo Negri - keyboards
Kapper Dapper - drums
Mario Percudani - guitar
Abdominal - vocals on "Yes We Can Can"
BluRum13 - vocals on "Yes We Can Can"
Lee Fields - vocals on "Izabella" & "Outside Woman Blues"
Tyra Hammond - vocals on "Tunnel Vision"
Rhiannon Giddens - vocals on "Outside Man Blues"
Ria Currie - vocals on "Out On The Tiles" & "Cochise"
Lyrics Born - vocals on "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"
Glen David Andrews - vocals on "We All Had A Real Good Time"
Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens - vocals on "It's A New Day"
Michelle David - vocals on "Love Train"
Kylie Auldist - vocals on "Heart And Soul"
Richard Roundtree - vocals on "Troglodyte (Cave Man)"
Elisabeth Børch - backing vocals on "Yes We Can Can" & "We All Had A Real Good Time"
Stefano Bertoglio - percussion
CD version will feature a special bonus track, "Outside Woman Blues" starring Lee Fields on vocals!
Produced by Craig Kristensen
Recorded at Tanzan Music Studio by Mario Percudani
Mixed and mastered at The Tonewheel Cavern by Paolo Apollo Negri