Released on Drag City records, 2012.
Catalog # DC484
37 mins. running time.
Love, magic and transformation. Acoustic, synthetic and mystical. Experience and imagination. Cinematic sparkle sounds, sensual, emotive and relaxed. Listening to rain and drinking too much champagne. Into the Waves is all these things and more — a pop vocal record for our time. Features duets with labelmate Bill Callahan.
released February 28, 2012
‘Bassy’ Bob Brockman – bass guitar on ‘Close To Me’, ‘Spiderweb’, ‘Weeping Willow’, ‘Evermore’, ‘Looking Into Another Day’, percussion
Robert ‘Chicken’ Burke – guitar and bass guitar on ‘In Paper’, drums on ‘Close To Me’, ‘Weeping Willow’, percussion
Bill Callahan – vocals on ‘Spiderweb’, ‘Weeping Willow’
Eric Gorman – percussion
Jay Israelson – piano, Wurlitzer, synth, guitar on ‘Close To Me’, bass guitar on ‘Glasses High’
Sophia Knapp – vocals, guitar, groovebox
Dmitry Samochine – bass guitar on ‘The Right Place’
Eugene Wasserman – bass guitar on ‘Nothing To Lose’
Produced and arranged by Sophia Knapp, Eric Gorman, and Jay Israelson.
Recorded by Eric Gorman and Jay Israelson.
Mixed by Eric Gorman.
Recorded at The Sequarium, NYC, Headgear Recording, Atlantic Sound Studio, Brooklyn, NY.
Mastered by Drew Vanderberg at Chase Park Transduction Studios, Athens, GA.
Words and music by Sophia Knapp.
Thank you: The Knapp clan, especially mom and dad, all the players on the album, Steve Dumain, Kathryn Kerr, Linnea Vedder Shults, Ariel Roman, Bek Andersen, Patrick Cleandenim, Drag City, Sarah Forbes Keough, Jonathan Terhaar, Mattias Gustavsson, James Bellizia, Cynde Wood, Lena Imamura, Dylan Goodrich, Brendan Donnelly, Nicholas Harteau, Helene Sobol, Ascha Drake, Sandra Spence, Kathryn Kerr, Melanie Knapp, Hannah Rawe, Howard Crane, David and Sallye Helder, Gerald George, Patricia Roman, Geoff Knapp, Lane Schneier, Diana and Richard Shore, The McNeils, Dennis Palazzolo, Michael Dorsch, Dave Karlin, Trisha Baga, Mike Lee, Karen Johnson, Beth and Rick Thurber, Bill and Linda Kennedy.
Cover and booklet paintings by Kara Joslyn, photos by Bek Andersen, art direction by Sophia Knapp.