Annotation

Throughout 2008, Ari Hest released a new track every week as part of a new subscription service. Upon completion of the 52 week run, subscribers were asked to vote on their favorite songs. The top selections were then re-recorded and released as Twelve Mondays.

Annotation last modified on 2010-05-26 17:30 UTC.

Tracklist

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Digital Media 1
# Title Rating Length
1 One Two 3:53
2 I'll Be There (to Make You Miserable) 2:25
3 In a Rush 2:32
4 Digging for Icicles 3:56
5 The Memories You've Forgotten 3:23
6 Yes Man 2:23
7 Cheaper 3:35
8 Morning Streets 2:36
9 Broken Voices 4:51
10 Sky Blue 2:58
11 What Story I Am On 4:12
12 That's Not What I'm Asking 2:35
13 Better Than Before 3:28
14 Getting Close 2:36
15 Concrete Sky 2:40
16 The Weight 2:33
17 Running Out of Room 3:20
18 Ride the Brake 2:30
19 Red Roses 3:55
20 Binoculars 3:03
21 Most of Your Friends 4:40
22 Trouble 2:50
23 The Ball and the Yarn 3:20
24 June 3:09
25 Mrs. Carter 2:02
26 Nothing New 3:21
27 Reason to Believe 3:39
28 Through the Blue Mountains 4:07
29 Making the Move 3:04
30 Untitled, Part 1 5:12
31 Untitled, Part 2 3:15
32 Whatever You Want 3:04
33 Anabel 3:25
34 Long Road Ahead 2:19
35 High Time 2:46
36 Dead End Driving 2:52
37 Avalanche 3:22
38 Withdraw 3:36
39 Get Going 5:24
40 Mercy 3:42
41 The Landlord 2:55
42 In the Attic 4:02
43 Erica 3:53
44 Learn 2:51
45 Stalking the Moon 3:01
46 Silence 3:46
47 Swan Song 3:40
48 Never Look Back 3:24
49 Cranberry Lake 2:55
50 Worth a Try 3:44
51 Until Next Time 3:37
52 A Day a Week a Month a Year 3:38
Digital Media 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Leaving Her Alone (demo) 4:26
2 When to Quit (live) 3:50
3 The Ball and the Yarn (stripped remix) 3:20

Credits

Digital Media 1

acoustic guitar:
Ari Hest (tracks 16, 19, 21–22, 24, 27, 36, 43, 45, 50)
acoustic guitar and bass guitar:
Ari Hest (track 9)
acoustic guitar and bass guitar [bass]:
Ari Hest (track 47)
acoustic guitar and classical guitar:
Ari Hest (track 8)
acoustic guitar and keyboard:
Ari Hest (track 12)
acoustic guitar and piano:
Ari Hest (track 44)
acoustic guitar and handclaps:
Ari Hest (track 39)
acoustic guitar, bass guitar and keyboard:
Ari Hest (track 32)
acoustic guitar, bass guitar and piano:
Ari Hest (track 17)
acoustic guitar, bass guitar, glockenspiel and ukulele:
Ari Hest (track 18)
acoustic guitar, bass guitar, mellotron and piano:
Ari Hest (track 31)
acoustic guitar, bass guitar, membranophone, shakers and vibraphone:
Ari Hest (track 1)
acoustic guitar, bass guitar, classical guitar and glockenspiel:
Ari Hest (track 25)
acoustic guitar, bass guitar, classical guitar, keyboard and percussion:
Ari Hest (track 10)
acoustic guitar, bass guitar, keyboard and percussion:
Ari Hest (tracks 13, 46)
acoustic guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, shakers and tambourine:
Ari Hest (track 14)
acoustic guitar, bass guitar, handclaps and tambourine:
Ari Hest (track 2)
acoustic guitar, percussion and tambourine:
Ari Hest (track 7)
acoustic guitar, harmonium and mandolin:
Ari Hest (track 35)
bass guitar and classical guitar:
Ari Hest (track 26)
bass guitar and piano:
Ari Hest (track 23)
bass guitar, electric guitar and keyboard:
Ari Hest (tracks 6, 11)
bass guitar, electric guitar, keyboard and shakers:
Ari Hest (track 4)
bass guitar, keyboard and Rhodes piano:
Ari Hest (track 28)
classical guitar:
Ari Hest (tracks 5, 15, 33, 38)
classical guitar, handclaps, percussion and shakers:
Ari Hest (track 3)
guitar:
Ari Hest (track 29)
banjo:
Thad DeBrock (track 33)
keyboard:
Ari Hest (track 30)
celesta and guitar:
Ari Hest (track 49)
piano:
Ari Hest (tracks 34, 42)
handclaps, keyboard and percussion:
Ari Hest (track 20)
marimba:
Ari Hest (track 41)
composer:
Rob Calder (track 19)
Ari Hest (tracks 1–2, 8–9, 16, 18–20, 27, 36, 40, 44, 49)
Amy Kuney (track 49)
contains samples by:
Ari Hest (harmonium, piano) (track 24)
engineer:
Tim Mitchell (US producer/songwriter/guitarist (Clinton Studios)) (track 19)
guest clarinet:
Hillary Hawke (track 44)
guest cello:
Sara Donaldson (track 44)
guest bass guitar:
Rob Calder (tracks 16, 19, 27, 36, 49)
guest membranophone:
Ezra Oklan (track 19)
Doug Yowell (tracks 25, 36, 49)
guest membranophone and tambourine:
Doug Yowell (track 23)
guest membranophone and percussion:
Doug Yowell (tracks 27, 31)
guest pedal steel guitar:
Thad DeBrock (track 31)
Gerald Minke (track 19)
guest dobro and electric guitar:
Thad DeBrock (track 17)
guest dobro and harmonium:
Thad DeBrock (track 45)
guest guitar:
Jay Barclay (track 19)
Thad DeBrock (track 29)
guest guitar and harmonium:
Thad DeBrock (track 49)
guest banjo:
Thad DeBrock (track 44)
guest banjo and electric guitar:
Thad DeBrock (track 16)
guest electric guitar:
Matt Beck (track 2)
Thad DeBrock (tracks 23, 27, 36)
guest electric guitar and organ:
Matt Beck (track 9)
guest percussion:
Alex Wong (track 47)
Doug Yowell (track 26)
guest piano:
Carl Barc (track 27)
Vienna Teng (track 37)
guest bell, membranophone, other instruments [loops] and percussion [even more percussion]:
Alex Wong (track 47)
guest bell, harmonium, keyboard, mandolin and pedal steel guitar:
Thad DeBrock (track 30)
guest other vocals:
Brendan James (track 26)
guest vocals:
Thad DeBrock (track 29)
Amy Kuney (track 49)
lyricist:
Ari Hest (tracks 1–2, 8–9, 16, 18, 20, 27, 36, 40, 44, 49)
Amy Kuney (track 49)
Colin Smith (track 52)
mixer:
Tim Mitchell (US producer/songwriter/guitarist (Clinton Studios)) (track 19)
other vocals:
Ari Hest (track 41)
recording of:
Binoculars (track 20)
Broken Voices (track 9)
Cranberry Lake (track 49)
Dead End Driving (track 36)
I'll Be There (track 2)
Learn (track 44)
Mercy (track 40)
Morning Streets (track 8)
One Two (track 1)
Reason to Believe (track 27)
Red Roses (track 19)
Ride the Brake (track 18)
The Weight (track 16)

Release

composer and lyricist:Ari Hest
lead vocals:Ari Hest
purchase for download:http://www.arihest.com/52 [info]