The American

by Ryan Amador

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released January 25, 2019

THE AMERICAN by Ryan Amador
Executive Produced by BioSoul Music (Daniel Weidlein & Ryan Amador)

All Lead Vocals Produced & Recorded by Daniel Weidlein at The B(e)at Cave in Los Angeles, CA
All Songs Mixed by Daniel Weidlein
All Songs Mastered by Brent Somermeyer at Catadawn Studios

All Songs Written by Ryan Amador (Woofsongs Music/ASCAP)
with
Kyle Jordan Barnett (ASCAP)
Gregory Charles Lloyd Fletcher (BMI)
Luke Andrew Stromberg (ASCAP)
Daniel Weidlein (SESAC)
Nick Womack (ASCAP)

WALK ON BY
Written & Arranged by Ryan Amador, Kyle Barnett, & Gregory Fletcher / Produced & Recorded by Daniel Weidlein at The B(e)at Cave in Los Angeles, CA / Drums recorded by Kiel Feher at Spirit Lodge Recording / Featuring Ryan Amador (Vocals), Daniel Weidlein (Keyboards & Additional Sounds), Kyle Barnett (Guitar), Miller Wrenn (Bass), & Kiel Feher (Drums)

TARGET PRACTICE
Written & Arranged by Ryan Amador / Produced by Ryan Amador, Daniel Weidlein, & Erik Maluchnik / Recorded by Erik Maluchnik at Tempermill Studios in Detroit, MI & Daniel Weidlein at The B(e)at Cave in Los Angeles, CA / Featuring Ryan Amador (Vocals), Erik Maluchnik (Guitar, Programming), Josh James (Saxophone), Daniel Weidlein (Addl. Programming) / Special Thanks to Eddie Gomez in Los Angeles, CA for his additional contribution to the song

HOSPITALS
Written by by Ryan Amador / Arranged by Daniel Weidlein / Produced & Recorded by Brad Kemp at Second Bedroom Studio in Chicago, IL / Featuring Ryan Amador (Lead Vocal), Brad Kemp (Keyboards, Percussion, Production, Choir Vocals), Geno Alesandrini (Trumpet), Abby Vatterott & Alex Garday (Choir Vocals)

LOVERBOY
Written & Arranged by Ryan Amador / Produced & Recorded by Cameron Spies at Gold Brick Studios in Portland, OR / Saxophone recorded at The B(e)at Cave in Los Angeles / Featuring Ryan Amador (Vocals), Cameron Spies (Production, Bass, Synth), Jesse Bettis (Guitar, Addl. Production), Jeff Schultz (Drums), Daniel Weidlein (Saxophone)

IT WON’T RAIN
Written & Arranged by Ryan Amador / Words from a poem by Anonymous / Produced & Recorded by Chris Cunningham at Basecamp Recording in Bozeman, MT / Featuring Ryan Amador (Lead Vocal, Piano), Abby De Boer (Cello), Chelsea Hunt (Violin)

TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS
Written & Arranged by Ryan Amador & Luke Stromberg / Produced & Recorded by Peter Mavrogeorgis at Dollhouse Studios in Savannah, GA / Choir Vocal Arrangement by Loren Smith / Choir Vocals Recorded by Daniel Weidlein at The B(e)at Cave in Los Angeles, CA / Featuring Ryan Amador (Lead Vocal), Peter Mavrogeorgis (Bass, Guitar), Kenny Munshaw (Piano), David Murray (Drums), Daniel Weidlein (Organ, Addl. Production), Loren Smith, Gabriela Welch, & Tia Simone (Choir Vocals)

THE AMERICAN
Written by Ryan Amador / Produced, Recorded, & Arranged by Alex Simon (“Tone Ranger”) in Santa Fe, NM / Ryan Amador (Vocals), Alex Simon (Guitar, Piano, Percussion, Bass, Lap Steel, Synthesizers), Leticia Gonzales (Violin), Shelley Morningsong (Cedar Flute)

LIARS
Written by Ryan Amador / Arranged by Kyle Barnett / Produced & Recorded by Daniel Weidlein at The B(e)at Cave in Los Angeles, CA / Drums recorded by Kiel Feher at Spirit Lodge Recording / Featuring Ryan Amador (Vocals), Daniel Weidlein (Keyboards & Additional Sounds), Kyle Barnett (Guitar), Miller Wrenn (Bass), & Kiel Feher (Drums) / Special Thanks to Holt Babcock in Raleigh, NC for his initial contribution to the song

INCHES AWAY
Written & Arranged by Ryan Amador / Produced & Recorded by Billy Marino (“BILLYBEATS”) in Denver, CO / Featuring Ryan Amador (Lead Vocal, Keyboard) & Daniel Weidlein (Addl. Sounds)

LUCKY TO BE SO BLIND
Written by Ryan Amador / Arranged by Daniel Weidlein / Produced & Recorded by Ben Lorio at The Music Shed Studios in New Orleans, LA / Featuring Ryan Amador (Lead Vocal), Ainsley Matich (Piano), Eric Rogers (Drums), Jimmy Williams (Bass), Aurelien Barnes (Trumpet), Jeremy Phipp (Trombone), Polanco Jones Jr, Cameron-Mitchell Ware, & Whitney Mixon (Choir Vocals)

NEIGHBORS
Written by Ryan Amador & Nick Womack / Produced & Arranged by Daniel Weidlein / Recorded by Daniel Weidlein at The B(e)at Cave in Los Angeles, CA / Drums recorded by Kiel Feher at Spirit Lodge Recording / Featuring Ryan Amador (Vocals), Daniel Weidlein (Keyboard, Saxophone, & Additional Sounds), Kyle Barnett (Guitar), Miller Wrenn (Bass), & Kiel Feher (Drums, Percussion)

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