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I Mean to Live Here Still

by David Karsten Daniels & Fight the Big Bull

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October Airs 01:12
On Fields 03:34
Salmon Brook 03:48
Smoke 02:48


a setting of 9 poems by Henry David Thoreau


released June 2, 2010

All songs by DKD
Horn arrangements by Matthew White
All lyrics taken from the poems of Henry David Thoreau

Fight the Big Bull:
Bob Miller - trumpet, piccolo trumpet
Jason Scott - clarinet, flute, saxophone
John Lilley - saxophone, clarinet
Reggie Pace - trombone, tuba, claps
Bryan Hooten - trombone
Cameron Ralston - upright bass
Matt White - electric guitar
Pinson Chanselle - drums
Brian Jones - percussion

Additional Players:
Gabe Churray - synthesizer
Alex Lazara - organ, mellotron
Trey Pollard - pedal steel
Eddie Prendergast - electric bass
Toby Whitaker - trombone
Perry Wright - bass voice

recorded by Lance Koehler at Minimum Wage Recording, Richmond VA
produced by Matt White and DKD
mixed and mastered by DKD
artwork by DLT

(c) 2010 david karsten daniels
(p) 2010 fatcat records
all songs published by smll thngs (ascap)

under exclusive license to FatCat Records
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David Karsten Daniels Bend, Oregon

The albums of David Karsten Daniels inhabit a unique imaginary place where folk, rock, pop, ambient, jazz and field recordings bleed into each other seamlessly underneath musings on family, life/death, religion and love undeterred by distance and time. NPR named his collaboration with Fight the Big Bull, one of the ‘5 best genre-defying albums of 2010”. ... more

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