DEAD, IN THE WATER

1. PAPER MASK '16 [6:44]
(A. Bent)
Originally performed by Embracing Abomination
Electric guitar by Matthew Facca
Additional engineering by Jesse Weiman
Recorded at Jesse's House from November 2011 - April 2012 & May 2014 in Saskatoon, SK; Matt's House from July 2014 - January 2016 in Saskatoon, SK
Contains unauthorized samples of "Angel of Death" radio play (Year unknown) and from the 2006 motion picture "A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints".
All other samples recorded on my iPhone in Saskatoon, SK, December 2015.


2. IN THE MORNING [4:20]
(A. Bent)
Electric guitar by Matthew Facca and Stephen Fischer
Recorded at Matt's House from March 2015 - January 2016 in Saskatoon, SK.
Contains unauthorized samples of "The Working Hour" by Tears For Fears and speech samples from the "Life Call" Commercial.


3. VOICEMAIL [0:42]
(A. Bent)
Recorded at Matt's House from March 2015 - January 2016 in Saskatoon, SK.


4. BLONDE AMERICAN GIRL [7:07]
(A. Bent, O. Friesen)
Acoustic guitar by Oliver Friesen
Electric guitar by Matthew Facca
Additional vocals by Oliver Friesen and Sydney Edwards
Trumpet by Thomas Cuthill
Drum sample by Stephen Fischer
Recorded at Matt's House from March 2015 - January 2016 in Saskatoon, SK.
Contains unauthorized interpolations of "When The Levvee Breaks" by Led Zeppelin, and samples from the 2003 motion picture "Lost In The Translation"
and the French language version of the 2004 motion picture "The Girl Next Door"


5. INTERLUDE... FOR THE MOOD [6:24]
(A. Bent)
Electric guitar Stephen Fischer and Matthew Facca
Additional vocals by Diego Juarez
Recorded at Matt's House from July 2015 - January 2016 in Saskatoon, SK.
Restaurant speech samples recorded in Kihei, Maui, HI, February 2015; Diego's speech samples recorded in Saskatoon, SK, June 2015;
Piano and ukulele samples in Saskatoon, SK, March 2015.
All aforementioned samples recorded on my iPhone


AUCKLAND
(A. Bent)
Recorded on my iPhone in June 2015, Saskatoon, SK.


6. HOLD ON TO ME FOREVER [3:41]
(A. Bent, O. Friesen)
Additional vocals by Oliver Friesen
Recorded at Matt's House from June 2015 - January 2016 in Saskatoon, SK.


7. REPRISE [4:39]
(A. Bent)
Recorded at Matt's House from March 2015 - January 2016 in Saskatoon, SK.
Contains interpolations of "The Girl Next Door" by Alex Bent + the Emptiness, samples from "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" by Paul Simon
and the 2003 motion picture "Lost In Translation". All other samples recorded in Saskatoon, SK, February 2015, on my iPhone.


8. RUN LIKE HELL [6:49]
(A. Bent, T. Reznor)
Electric guitar by Matthew Facca
Additional engineering by Jesse Weiman
Recorded in Jesse's House in May 2014 in Saskatoon, SK; Matt's House from December 2014 - November 2015 in Saskatoon, SK.
Includes samples and interpolations of "Hurt" by Nine Inch Nails, "C.R.E.A.M." by Wu-Tang Clan, and samples from the 1987 motion picture "The Princess Bride"


OLIVER'S VERSE
(A. Bent, O. Friesen)
An excerpt from the reference track for "Blonde American Girl"
Performed by Oliver Friesen
Recorded on Oliver's phone in Regina, SK, March 2015.


9. HEAVEN IN YOUR EYES [3:58]
(P. Dean, J. Dexter, M. Moore, M. Reno)
Originally performed by Loverboy
Originally appeared on the Dominionated Deux Compilation by Quick Before It Melts (Jim Di Gioia) in July 2015
Electric guitar by Matthew Facca
Recorded at Matt's House from April 2015 - June 2015 in Saskatoon, SK.




ALBUM CREDITS:
Produced by Alex Bent
Engineered & Mixed by Matthew Facca
Mastered by Trevor Case
Art Direction by Alex Bent, Darren Shearer and Diego Juarez
Photography by Paige Bent, Alex Bent & Diego Juarez

Alex Bent - all vocals, writing and performance unless otherwise noted.

Released independently by Alex Bent + the Emptiness