Draw What You Like was produced, recorded and mixed by David Naughton, with Duncan and Selwyn Walsh on vocals and guitars, Matt Hogan on keys, Ayumi Sato on bass, and Yoko Ohsawa on drums. The Watanabes would like to say a huge thank you to all of the other talented musicians who shared their gifts on this record: Nick Duffy on accordion and banjo, HeeYoung Rhee on cello, Lensei Nishizawa on piano, Brent Betters on trumpet, Kunio Takashiro on tenor saxophone, Seiji Kanbara on baritone saxophone, and Dom Cooley on bass harmony vocals. Honourable mentions go out to Ashley Davies, Flavio Jerome, Stefan Samuelsson, Tom Hiskey, Matthew Condon, and Tomoyuki Yamada. Many thanks also to Hitomi Tsuchiya for her beautiful art work and cover design, and Shizuyo Kaburagi for her thoughtful lyric translation. Warm appreciation also to Kengo Iwamoto, Rudy Van Os, Chihiro Watanabe, Melissa Kim, Darrell A. Guinn, Michael Holmes, Art Union Corporation, Kinuya CD Press, Nanahari, What The Dickens, BabyBoom Records JP, Maki, Kan, Kimi and Kaiya for their hospitality, and everyone else who has supported the band with their talent, encouragement and efforts.
Draw What You Like was recorded at Nanahari, Tokyo in February 2013, and at David's home studio in beautiful, rural Shikoku, in the heat and humidity of the Japanese summer in 2013.
released September 27, 2014
All tracks written by The Watanabes. Produced, mixed and recorded by David Naughton. Art work by Hitomi Tsuchiya.
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