Candlepower

Make it Beautiful

Make it Beautiful by Candlepower
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  1. Blue Dime
  2. New Year's Day
  3. One Word Answer
  4. Gravity Loses
  5. My War for You
  6. The Speed of Light / River of Love
  7. Lean In
  8. You in You
  9. One Word Answer (unplugged)
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Description

For Candlepower's second record, Scott Kauffmann enlisted a group of current and past Brooklyn-based artists, including Brian T. Murphy, Alex Foote, Melanie Penn, Brad Lyons, and Mason Ingram.

While this record was being made we were listening to, oh, Ryan Adams, Aimee Mann, Courtney Jaye, Crowded House, Kathleen Edwards, Tom Petty, Matthew Perryman Jones, and Ingrid Michaelson.

Make it Beautiful is a collection of hopeful songs for desperate situations. It was written in small rooms and obsessed over on the subway. It's louder than you might expect and more grateful than you might think.

Credits

Produced by Scott Kauffmann, Brian T. Murphy, and Alex Foote

Guitars: Brad Lyons, Alex Foote, Rob Ritchie

Piano, keyboards, accordion, glockenspiel: Brian T. Murphy

Bass: Brad Lyons, Ben Mars

Drums, percussion: Mason Ingram

Vocals: Scott Kauffmann, Melanie Penn, Joely Pittman Layton, Brian T. Murphy, Brad Lyons

Recorded in NYC and Vermont in 2010 and 2013

Engineered by Brian T. Murphy

Mixed by MD Thompson for Ivory Tower Productions, Houston, TX

All songs by Scott Kauffmann except "The Speed of Light" (Julie Miller) / "River of Love" (T-Bone Burnett)

Copyright © 2014 by Scott Kauffmann

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