"This is Why" is a Single release from the full length project; "Hoping For Real: Songs Inspired by The Velveteen Rabbit" (debuted August 2018). While the story itself is not needed to understand the message of "This Is Why", those familiar with the beloved book written by Margery Williams will instantly recognize the crises point at which this song appears. The project is produced by Ben Hardesty (The Last Bison), and intentionally imprints his folkchestral design style in elegant and inviting complement to Hope's accessible roots soul vocal and piano delivery. The entire project contains 8 tracks + 1 bonus.
Vocals, Piano, Juno, Organ: Hope Newman Kemp
Percussion: Ben Hardesty
Double Bass: John Fraser
Guitar: David Kemp
Cello: Amos Housworth
Violin: Matthew Davidson
Produced by Benjamin Hardesty
Recorded at Music Mania, Burlington NC; Dark Pines Studio, Graham NC; COLLECTORNorfolk, Norfolk VA
Mixed by Sick Island Studios, Nashville TN
Mastered by Bluefield Mastering, Raleigh NC
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