Songs by Dan Costello
Oakcrest written with John Poulos
Eyes Open Wide written with Jim Costello
Produced by Ben Godwin
Recorded and Mixed at The Seaside Lounge, Park Slope, Brooklyn
Engineered by Charles Burst
Mastered at Engine Room Audio, Chinatown, NYC
Mastered by Mark Biorn Christensen
Artwork by Mark Ramel
Photo by Lippe
Performers (in alphabetical order):
Dan Costello plays piano on everything. Acoustic guitar on Hiring Man, Saga of Lorimer Jail, I'm Sorry, Maria, Stuck Outta Luck and Halloween Baby. Rhodes on I Thought You Knew. Hammond B3 Organ on Oakcrest and Halloween Baby. Saxophones and Thumb Piano on Eyes Open Wide.
Jim Costello sings the brother part in Saga of Lorimer Jail.
Debe Dalton plays banjo on I'm Sorry, The Pot Song, Saga of Lorimer Jail.
Paul Edelman plays electric guitar on Saga of Lorimer Jail and Throw Out Yer Love Songs.
Trevor Exter plays cello on Stuck Outta Luck, Maria, and Be Your Man.
Brian Geltner plays drums on everything.
Ben Godwin plays guitars on Oakcrest, I Thought You Knew, Be Your Man, The Pot Song and Halloween Baby. Bass on I Thought You Knew, Be Your Man, and Stuck Outta Luck. BV's on I Thought You Knew.
Kevin Johnston plays trombone on Hiring Man, The Pot Song, and Throw Out Yer Love Songs.
Chris Kuffner plays bass on Eyes Open Wide, and I Never Knew The Cost.
Brook Pridemore plays Omnichord on I Thought You Knew, and ukelele on The Pot Song.
Tiffany Quist is the answering maching girl on Throw Out Yer Love Songs.
Steve Seck plays accordian on Saga of Lorimer Jail, Hiring Man, Throw Out Yer Love Songs, and The Pot Song.
Eric Wolfson plays bass on Hiring Man, Halloween Baby, Saga of Lorimer Jail, and The Pot Song. He shouts "True Story" on Saga of Lorimer Jail (and every time he can....)
Additional Vocalists: Sarah Bowman, Vincent Cacchione, Alex Carpenter, Brian Costello, Rachel Devlin, Dorit, Andrew Hoepfner, Greg King, David LK Murphy, and Dava Waggener. Pretty much everyone sings on the album somewhere. The wonderful background singers in Be Your Man are Sarah Bowman, Dorit, Kevin Johnston, David LK Murphy, and Brook Pridemore. We wrote those parts together.