The View From Here

by The Beanstalk Library

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The View From Here is the second full length album released by The Beanstalk Library.


released June 18, 2013

Written by Ryan Walker
except Guest Room & Over by David Gassmann
Mushroom Clouds, Words by Ryan/Music by TBL

Produced, Arranged and Performed by THE BEANSTALK LIBRARY.

David Gassmann - Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Lap Steel
Joel Hicks - Piano, Organ, Clavinet, Guitar, Vocals
Brian Pagels - Guitar, Vocals, Percussion
Erin Ryan - Violin, Vocals
Ryan Walker - Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Chord Organ, Rhodes, Tenor Saxophone, Horn Arrangements

Eamonn Aiken - 12-string Electric Guitar on Guest Room, Acoustic Guitar on Over, Tambourine on Cry Harder
Kate Rears Burgman - Cello on Difference
J. Tom Hnatow - Pedal Steel on Difference & Cry Harder, Banjo on Cry Harder
Susan Hsu - Violin on Cry Harder
Gus Mancuso - Trumpet on Guest Room, Mushroom Clouds, Right All Along & Cry Harder
Adam Neubauer - Drums on Guest Room, Mushroom Clouds & Over
Andy Zipf - Harmony Vocal on This One Is For You

TBL alumni/
Mike Fellenbaum - Drums on Difference & Cry Harder
Brian Kent - Guitar, Vocals on Difference & Cry Harder
John Rapoza - Bass, Vocals on Difference & Cry Harder
John Werthmann - Drums, Vocals on Knight, Feeling, The Man Who & Right All Along

Co-produced, engineered and mixed by Eamonn Aiken at Bastille, Arlington, VA except:
Knight, Feeling, The Man Who & Right All Along mixed by Desmond White somewhere else
Cry Harder engineered, Difference engineered and mixed by Brian Kent at yet another place
Mastered by Chad Clark
Sleeve Design and Layout by Adam Neubauer


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The Beanstalk Library Washington, D.C.

The Beanstalk Library has built a loyal following in the Washington, DC area and along the east coast with passionate and adventurous live performances. Their albums have drawn accolades from The Washington Post who called their music “timeless” and compared it to Big Star and Teenage Fanclub. The band proudly continues this tradition with the EP Returns, featuring 5 new power-pop gems. ... more


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