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from Constance by The Restoration

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holy crap records This imaginary time and country of the old American South is doomed, optimistic, playful, sad. Lots of stringed instruments. Five stars. Our favorite song: Constance. (Reviewed on our 10/2 podcast, the Ultimate Compliment, at www.hlycrp.com.)
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  • The Compendium, a 47-page paperback companion book, includes:
    - Lyrics
    - John Gilead Palmer short story
    - Character family trees
    - 1912 map of Lexington
    - Timeline of album's narrative and historical context
    - Photographs
    - Production credits
    - Shape note score for "Thy Sword, Thy Shield"

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Narrator: Aaron Vale


from Constance, released April 23, 2010
Daniel Machado: music, lyrics, vocals, acoustic guitar, banjo, violin, orchestral arrangement
Lauren Garner: violin, additional violin arrangement
Adam Corbett: bass
Sharon Gnanashekar: piano
Eddie Lord: drums
Stephen Russ: country timpani, tambourine, cymbal
Kathryn Pollock: cello
Joshua Williams: saxaphone
Collin Derrick: Wurlitzer organ

Engineered & Mixed by Collin Derrick
Produced by Stephen Russ & Daniel Machado
Mastered by Cory Plaugh


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We write concept albums about the American South.

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