Annotation

Sub-Optimal Credits

Larry Heinemann plays Bass, Chapman Stick, Guitar, Pressaphonic, Tubulum and Zither
The Blue Man Group play Airpoles, Anvil, Backpack Tubulum, Big Drum, Cuíca, Dogulum, Drumulum, Dulcimer, Dumpster, Mandeldrums, Mellotron Cello, Paddle Tubulum, Percussion, Piano Smasher, PVC Instrument, Tubulum and 1981 Casiotone

Esthero appears courtesy of Reprise Records
Josh Haden appears courtesy of Dreamworks Records
Dave Matthews appears courtesy of RCA Records
Gavin Rossdale appears courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation
Venus Hum appears courtesy of MCA Records for the territories of US and Canada and BMG UK & Ireland Limited for the rest of the world
Kid Koala appears courtesy of Ninja Tune

Chris Bowen and Jeffrey Doornbos perform Tubulum on track 13 (currently credited as tuned percussion)
Brooke Ferris performs Start Voice on track 2 and "Words on the Left" on track 5
Spalding Gray performs "Words on the Right" on track 5
Jeff Quay performs Double Drum Kit on tracks 5, 6, 12 and 15
Jordan Cohen, Matthew Kriemelman, Jeff Tortora, Vince Verderame, Todd Waetzig and Nick White perform as the Vegas Drum Army on tracks 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 and 13
Dave Anania, Chris Bowen, Wes Day, Jeffrey Doornbos, Randall Jaynes, Josh Matthews, Ian Pai, Cräg Rodriguez, Pete Simpson, Pete Starrett and Clem Waldmann perform as the New York Drum Army on tracks 2, 5 and 15

Artistic coordination: Dan the Automator
Label director at Blue Man Records: Seth Freed
Artist Coordinator: Shannon Brunette
Business Affairs Manager: Lydia Cheuk
Additional Artist Relations & Collaboration Consultation: Toni Isabella, Rachel Matthews
Vocal Production on track 13: Kip Kubin, Tony Miracle (Venus Hum)
Recorded at Blue Man 3rd Street Studio, New York, New York
Tracks 1, 2, 4-7 and 9-15 mixed at Chung King Studio, New York, New York
Tracks 3 and 8 mixed at Cello Studios, Los Angeles, California
Mastered at Gateway Studios, Maine
Computer engineering: Larry Heinemann
Drum technician: Carl Plaster
Studio Assistant / Instrument technician: Michael Napolitano
Special Engineering: Bill Bookheim, Joe O'Connell
Blue Man production development: Patrick Willingham, Caryl Glaab, Michael Quinn, Jeni Ardizzone-West, Jennie Willink, Harriet Yellin
Cover Image: Jen Wink (Utility Design)
Art Direction Process Coordinator: Chase Tyler
CGI artwork on CD, back cover, pages 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 and 13: Yuri Saniko
Artwork pages 1 and 11: David Bell
Icons page 13: Haru Furuya
Counsel to Blue Man Group: Elliot Groffman (Codikow, Carroll, Guido & Groffman LLP), John Silberman, Don Zaretsky (John Silberman Associates, PC)
Special thanks: Jason Flom, Everyone at Lava Records

Annotation last modified on 2013-05-11 08:03 .

Tracklist

Enhanced CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Above
2:46
2 Time to Start
3:44
3 Sing Along
3:26
4 Up to the Roof
3:51
5 Your Attention
4:10
6 Persona
4:30
7 Piano Smasher
3:01
8 White Rabbit
2:54
9 The Current
3:50
10 Shadows, Part 2
2:56
11 What Is Rock
3:12
12 The Complex
6:26
13 I Feel Love
5:14
14 Exhibit 13 / Mandelbrot, No. 4
8:50
Data Tracks
15 Sing Along
3:39
16 The Making of the Complex: Instruments & Collaborations (EPK)
9:20

Credits

Enhanced CD 1

tubulum:
Jeffrey Doornbos (track 13)
Brian Scott (3 on Discogs) (track 13)
sampler [samples]:
Kid Koala (track 11)
additional drums (drum set) [double drum kit] and percussion:
Jeff Quay (tracks 5–6, 12, 14)
additional membranophone:
Dave Anania (tracks 2, 5, 14)
Chris Bowen (tracks 2, 5, 14)
Jordan Cohen (tracks 1–2, 5–6, 13)
Wes Day (tracks 2, 5, 14)
Jeffrey Doornbos (tracks 2, 5, 14)
Randall Jaynes (tracks 2, 5, 14)
Matthew Kriemelman (tracks 1–2, 5–6, 13)
Josh Matthews (tracks 2, 5, 14)
Cräg Rodriguez (tracks 2, 5, 14)
Pete Simpson (drummer) (tracks 2, 5, 14)
Pete Starrett (tracks 2, 5, 14)
Jeff Tortora (tracks 1–2, 5–6, 13)
Vince Verderame (tracks 1–2, 5–6, 13)
Todd Waetzig (tracks 1–2, 5–6, 13)
Clem Waldmann (tracks 2, 5, 14)
Nick White (US drummer) (tracks 1–2, 5–6, 13)
additional membranophone and percussion:
Ian Pai (tracks 2, 5, 14)
additional dobro [dobro guitar]:
Byron Estep (track 5)
additional guitar:
Nels Cline (tracks 6, 8–10, 13)
Avram Gleitsman (track 9)
Dave Steele (tracks 8–9)
Chris Traynor (track 9)
Jeff Turlik (tracks 1–2, 5, 8–9, 13)
additional guitar and zither:
Dave Steele (tracks 4, 12)
Jeff Turlik (track 14)
additional percussion:
Dave Anania (track 11)
Ian Pai (tracks 1, 10)
Todd Waetzig (track 11)
additional keyboard [keyboards]:
Peter Moore (Boston composer, producer, engineer, member of Count Zero) (track 14)
additional turntable:
Rob Swift (tracks 5, 10)
additional zither:
Elvis Lederer (tracks 5, 14)
additional tubulum:
Chris Bowen (track 13)
additional producer:
John Alagia (track 3)
Dan the Automator (tracks 1–14)
Tom Elmhirst (track 9)
Kip Kubin (track 13)
Tony Miracle (track 13)
additional programming:
Dan the Automator (tracks 3, 9)
additional vocals:
Chris Bowen (track 11)
composer:
Christian Dyas (tracks 1–2, 5, 7, 14, 14)
Matt Goldman (US percussionist, member of Blue Man Group) (tracks 1–2, 5, 7, 14, 14)
Larry Heinemann (tracks 1, 5, 14, 14)
Ian Pai (tracks 1, 5)
Todd Perlmutter (tracks 1, 5, 7, 14)
Grace Slick (track 8)
Phil Stanton (Blue Man Group) (tracks 1–2, 5, 7, 14, 14)
Chris Wink (tracks 1–2, 5, 7, 14, 14)
guest lead vocals:
Peter Moore (Boston composer, producer, engineer, member of Count Zero) (tracks 11–12)
Rob Swift (track 10)
Tracy Bonham (tracks 4, 10)
Arone Dyer (track 11)
Esthero (track 8)
Josh Haden (track 6)
Dave Matthews (of Dave Matthews Band) (track 3)
Gavin Rossdale (track 9)
guest vocals:
Annette Strean (track 13)
lyricist:
Grace Slick (track 8)
mixer:
Rich Costey (tracks 3, 8)
Andrew Schneider (recording engineer) (tracks 1–2, 4–7)
producer:
CMP (Chris Wink) (tracks 1–14)
Todd Perlmutter (tracks 1–14)
spoken vocals [narrator]:
Todd Perlmutter (tracks 2, 5, 11)
spoken vocals [start voice track]:
Brooke Ferris (track 5)
spoken vocals [words on the left]:
Brooke Ferris (track 2)
spoken vocals [words on the right]:
Spalding Gray (track 5)
writer:
Pete Bellotte (track 13)
Blue Man Group (track 3)
Christian Dyas (tracks 3–4, 6, 9–12)
Matt Goldman (US percussionist, member of Blue Man Group) (tracks 3–4, 6, 9–12)
Larry Heinemann (tracks 4, 12)
Giorgio Moroder (track 13)
Todd Perlmutter (tracks 4, 10)
Phil Stanton (Blue Man Group) (tracks 3–4, 6, 9–12)
Donna Summer (soul/disco diva) (track 13)
Chris Wink (tracks 3–4, 6, 9–12)
publisher:
Budde Music Inc. (track 13)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 8)
Rick S. Music (track 13)
Blue Man Group Publishing LLC (2003 –) (tracks 1–7, 9–12, 14, 14)
Mandala Logo Music Publishing (2003 –) (track 5)
cover recording of:
I Feel Love (track 13)
White Rabbit (track 8)
is the basis for:
King of Snake (track 13)
later translated versions:
Canta Conmigo (track 3)
White Rabbit (Arabic) (track 8)
recording of:
Above (track 1)
Exhibit 13 (track 14)
Mandelbrot, No. 4 (track 14)
Persona (track 6)
Piano Smasher (track 7)
Shadows, Part 2 (track 10)
Sing Along (track 3)
The Complex (track 12)
The Current (track 9)
Time to Start (track 2)
Up to the Roof (track 4)
What Is Rock (track 11)
Your Attention (track 5)

Release

anvil, cimbalom [cimbalom], cuíca [cuica], hammered dulcimer [dulcimer], keyboard [1981 casiotone], mellotron [mellotron cello], membranophone [big drum], other instruments [dogulum], percussion, piano [piano smasher] and tubulum:Blue Man Group
baritone guitar, ebow [e-bow], guitar, harpsichord and zither:Chris Dyas
bass, Chapman stick, guitar, tubulum and zither:Larry Heinemann
executive producer:Jennie Willink
graphic design:Jen Wink
legal representation:Elliot Groffman
John Silberman
Donn Zaretsky
mastering:Bob Ludwig (mastering engineer)
membranophone [drumulum]:Blue Man Group
membranophone [mandeldrums]:Blue Man Group
membranophone and percussion:Todd Perlmutter
other instruments [airpoles]:Blue Man Group
percussion [dumpster]:Blue Man Group
percussion [PVC instrument]:Blue Man Group
tubulum [backpack tubulum]:Blue Man Group
tubulum [paddle tubulum]:Blue Man Group
zither [Pressaphonic]:Larry Heinemann
additional arranger:Peter Moore (Boston composer, producer, engineer, member of Count Zero)
Ian Pai
Dave Steele
Jeff Turlik
additional engineer:Bill Bookheim
Larry Heinemann
Joe O'Connell (Engineer)
Todd Perlmutter
Andrew Schneider (recording engineer)
engineer:Joe Hogan
other vocals [narration]:Todd Perlmutter
additional art direction:Marcus Miller (art director)
Michael "Puck" Quinn
art direction:CMP (Chris Wink)
Caryl Glaab
design/illustration:David Bell (Illustrator and Animator)
Haru Furuya
Yuri Saniko
Jen Wink
programming:Todd Perlmutter
copyrighted by:Blue Man Group Records, LLC (2003 –)
phonographic copyright by:Blue Man Group Records, LLC (2003 –)
licensed to:Lava Records LLC (holding company behind the Lava imprint while affiliated with Warner Music Group)
ASIN:US: B00008OWZD [info]
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/1959589 [info]