For the next year Dane and I talked about getting together and
producing this and some of his other music - but somehow life (and his
burgeoning superstardom) kept us from jumping right into it.
That is until this past summer, when we finally were able to schedule a
couple of days to get things started. We recorded Dane's guitar
part in my livingroom on my Gibson, 1953 ES 125 T, dropped in a rough
vocal, and then I spent the next month adding guitars and tweaking the
Then, on June 29th, 2006, Dane, his manager Brian Volk-Weiss, and I
headed into Henson Studios to recorded drums, bass, and Dane's final
The first preview of the song was released on Christmas day as gift to
Dane's fans. You
can hear the song on iTunes by clicking here
or on the picture to
right. I invite you to check it out!
As far as the production, I have to extend a big thanks to my team:
John Rodd - who recorded the bass, drums and Dane's vocals at Henson
Bobby Hurst and Gregg Bissonette - the legendary musicians who
their priceless performances on bass and drums
Mark Hiskey and the guys at Ilio for making certain I always have the
Yakov Gilad & Gilad Karen of Waves - without who's plug-ins I just
can't do anything!
And most importantly, my partner Eímear Noone, who's inspiration
and encouragement gives me the confidence to pursue this dream.