released February 26, 2013
Mount Moriah is:
Heather McEntire: lead and backing vocals, electric guitar
Jenks Miller: electric and acoustic guitars, harmonium
Casey Toll: bass guitar, upright bass
James Wallace: drums, percussion, organ, piano, backing vocals
Daniel Hart: violins on “I Built a Town,” “Miracle Temple Holiness,” “Swannanoa,” and “Telling the Hour”
Amy Ray: backing vocals on “I Built a Town,” “Connecticut to Carolina,” and “Miracle Temple Holiness”
Bibis Ellison: backing vocals on “Those Girls,” “I Built a Town,” and “Rosemary”
Ryan Gustafson: backing vocals on “Younger Days” and “Eureka Springs”
Allyn Love: pedal steel on “Union Street Bridge” and “Connecticut to Carolina”
Catherine Edgerton: backing vocals on “Telling the Hour”
Will Hackney: backing vocals on “Telling the Hour”
Music written by Heather McEntire, Jenks Miller, and Casey Toll. Lyrics written by Heather McEntire, except “Union Street Bridge” written by Heather McEntire and Sarah Messer and inspired by “Poem Beginning with a Line by Ikkyu” and “Union Street Bridge” by Sarah Messer.
Produced by Mark Nevers, Jenks Miller, and Heather McEntire.
Recorded by Mark Nevers at Beech House. Additional tracking by Jenks Miller at The Chateau, James Wallace at The Old Pillow Studio, Jeff Crawford at Arbor Ridge, Jaron Pearlman at The No One Faction Studio, and Daniel Hart at The Restricted Section. Mixed by Mark Nevers at Beech House. Mastered by Alex McCollough at YesMaster, Nashville.
Cover image courtesy of University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, UW12591
Design by Maggie Fost
Our deepest thanks to all the musicians who contributed to this record and those who perform with us, Mark Nevers and Beech House, Merge Records, Holidays for Quince Records, Alyson West and Ravenhouse, Shawn Nolan, Alyson Miller, Billions, Type 3, our friends and families.