now to receive all the new
Merry Ellen Kirk creates,
including this release
and 6 back-catalog releases,
delivered instantly to you via the Bandcamp app for iOS and Android.
You’ll also get access to
Merry Ellen Kirk - Vocals & Keys
Aaron Krause - Guitars, Keys, Programming, & Bass
Alberto Albis - Bass, String Arrangement & Programming
Eleonore Denig - Strings
Colton Thomas - Drums
Ruth Acuff - Harp
Ford Heacock - Bassoon
All songs written by Merry Ellen Kirk, except:
“Heart in Your Hands” written by Merry Ellen Kirk and Marie Hines
“Lovers & Liars” written by Merry Ellen Kirk and Alberto Albis
“Without You” written by Merry Ellen Kirk and Rachel Pearl
“Time After Time” written by Cyndi Lauper and Robert Hyman
Produced & mixed by Aaron Krause at Summer Sky Studios in Nashville
Production on “Lovers & Liars” by Alberto Albis
Additional editing by Stevie Tiemann
Additional engineering on harp by Jeff Mueller
Drum engineering by Josh Niles
Mastered by Brad Blackwood at Euphonic Masters in Memphis
Executive Producer - William H. Harmon
Album Photo & Artwork - Amber Nichole Thiessen
Sincerest thanks to Aaron Krause, Phillip Meece, William Harmon, Stan Kirk, Laura Kirk, David & Laura Meece, Ruth Acuff, Jeff Mueller, Rachel Pearl, Marie Hines, Alberto Albis, Eleonore Denig, Colton Thomas, Ford Heacock, Josh Niles, Stevie Tiemann, Brad Blackwood, Amber Thiessen, Caleb Alexander, Rob Boullion, Jim Attebery, Craig Morris, Jon Henshaw, Tam Adams, Christopher Anderson, James Muhlbach, Steve Frankiewich, Melita Caulfield, Tylor Reinhardt, Angela Shaffer, Jessica Canfield, John Mays, Suzy Coronel, Michael Webb, Chris Grieco, Graham Murray, James Giddings, & everyone who supported this project via PledgeMusic & Patronism. I’m so grateful to have you in my life & am truly honored to make music with each of you.
A young explorer at heart, Merry Ellen Kirk challenges the stigma of the formulaic love song, daring her audience to
consider the world in a new light. A tale of heartbreak, fragility, tension, resolution, deep longing & what-could've-beens, Feather & a Leaf continues the dreamy artistic tone that we loved so much in Firefly Garden, to a poignant lyrical exploration of the human capacity to love....more
supported by 4 fans who also own “We Are the Dreamers”
Another EP in the series exploring womanhood. Jordan Reynes music is very engaging, dark and packed with feeling while at the same time being very simple.
I have often seen the word 'honest' in reviews but her albums are the first time I have thought it to be the best way to describe them.
Have a listen. If this is your sort of music you won't be disappointed. Russell Whyman