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Anthony da Costa - 'Secret Handshake'

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Anthony da Costa - 'Secret Handshake'
Anthony da Costa - 'Secret Handshake'
released 10 April 2012
Produced by James Frazee and Anthony da Costa
(c) (p) 2011 Anthony da Costa.

Engineered by James Frazee.
Basic tracks recorded at Headgear Productions in Brooklyn, NY, assisted by Kyle Boyd. Additional recording at Saltlands Studio in Brooklyn, NY, assisted by Aaron Rutledge, Hobo Sound in Weehawken, NJ, assisted by Frank Lopez, and at Aubergine in New York, NY.
Mixed by James Frazee at Hobo Sound, assisted by Frank Lopez.
Mastered by Warren-Russell Smith at The Magic Shop in New York, NY.


Anthony da Costa- vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano, wurlitzer, synthesizer, banjo, glockenspiel, percussion
Brian Viglione- Drums
Shawn Setaro- Electric bass
Franz Nicolay- Accordion, organ
Emily Hope Price- Cello, bells
Rich Hinman- Pedal steel
Alicia Rau- Trumpet, flugelhorn
Emilyn Brodsky- vocals (2, 4, 11)
Anna Vogelzang- vocals (1, 2, 4, 10)
Ana Egge- vocals (9)
John Elliott- vocals (1)
Jonathan Byrd- vocals (2, 5)
Oliver Hill- viola (9)
Brandon Seabrook- bowed banjo (3)
James Frazee- percussion (5, 10), vocals (11)

All songs written by Anthony da Costa (BMI) (c) 2011 except "St. Therese" and "Secret Handshake", written by Anthony da Costa (BMI) & Jonathan Byrd (SESAC) (c) 2011.

String arrangements for "Nothing Will Bring This Down" and "Giver" by Emily Hope Price.

Design and Layout by Dan Grissom.

Thanks to:
All of the musicians, My family, Lindsey, everyone at Aubergine, Postcrypt, The Living Room (NYC), Richard Cuccaro/VIcki Peterman of Acoustic Live! (NYC), John-O, Raina, Dru, Trevor, the city of Austin, TX, Roach, Nels, Parks, Jbyrd, Em, and most of all, Mr. James Frazee, without whom this project would have probably been made on "Voice Memos".

Special Thanks to:
- Stewart Lerman & Tony Shanahan
- Joel Morowitz at Ecstatic Electric
- Scott Altizio
- Phil Collins
- Ricardo Pascoe

Oh, and of course, thank YOU!
We took our time with this one. We hope you enjoy it.