Ellen Starski

The Days When Peonies Prayed for the Ants

The Days When Peonies Prayed for the Ants by Ellen Starski
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  1. Ode to Nanny And Cookie
  2. Honey I'm Not Him
  3. Missing You
  4. Taken By The Breeze
  5. Chasing The Sun
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"The album encapsulates Starski’s talent as both a songwriter and a singer, beginning with the haunting opener “Ode to Nanny and Cookie” featuring with her lilting vocals over an orchestral, almost spaghetti western soundtrack. From there the album gets into a more rustic, folkier sound with Starski going for a more subtle instrumental approach with lush yet quiet textures that allow her voice to really shine. Mostly quiet yet powerfully striking, the album is an impressive solo debut from an artist with much to offer." Glide Magazine

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Ellen Starski: Vocals & Songs

Produced and Arranged: Anne McCue Recorded by Joe V. McMahan @ Wow & Flutter Studio & Anne McCue @ Flying Machine Mastered by Joshua Kessler @ Kessler Mastering Anne McCue: Acoustic, Electric, Nylon String and Baritone Guitars, Piano 9 (trk 5), Cheatin' Banjo, Backing Vocals, Melloflute, Glockenspiel, Tin Whistle, String and Bass Arrangements, Percussion

Carl Byron: Piano, Wurlitzer, Hammond B3, Accordion Shawn Starski: Acoustic Guitar (trks 2 and 3) Jimmy Sullivan: (Upright & Electric Bass) Brent Moyer: Cornet Paul Griffith: Drums and Percussion (Trks 2,3,5,6,9) Bryan Owings: Drums and Percussion (Trks 1,7,8,10,11) Deanie Richardson: Violin (Trks 5 & 7) Elizabeth Estes: Violin (Trks 1& 8) Jon Estes: Cello (Trks 1 & 8) Eamon McLoughlin: Violin, Viola, Cello (Trk 3)

Photography - Amelia Booth Sketch - Darren Kirvan Album Design - Patrick Dennis All Songs E. Starski; Ellen Starski ASCAP

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