All Sleeping Satellites, Jet Fuel Genius, and The Talent Show recordings are done at home under a strict no-expense policy, enabling the entirety of all artist proceeds from "Zero Hour" and all other initiative recordings to be given to charity and any donations made in exchange for the EP consequently redirected towards helping the less fortunate. Special thanks to Ryan and all the team at Bandcamp for making our charity efforts possible. For more information on our fundraising efforts and how you can help us make a difference, visit the Sleeping Satellites Initiative website at www.facebook.com/sleepingsatellites
or contact project coordinator Jeff Fiedler via e-mail at email@example.com
released 23 April 2013
(C) 2013 Aqualung Records
Produced and mixed by Jeff Fiedler and Frank Lettieri at Fat Head Studios in Lambertville, NJ, for Patin's Place, and engineered and mastered by Frank Lettieri
All music and lyrics written by Jeff Fiedler
Jeff Fiedler: all lead and harmony vocals; rhythm guitars; synthesizer solos on "Don't Settle"; and live drums on "All You Have to Be Is True" and "Don't Settle"
Frank Lettieri: bass guitar; lead guitar and guitar solo on "All You Have to Be Is True"; lead guitar, rhythm guitar, and synth loops on "The Bashful Type"; live drums on "Devil May Care" and "Just Before You Left" and drum programming on "The Bashful Type" and "Devil May Care"
Album cover design by Jeff Fiedler, Frank Lettieri, and Joanne Petrillo
Front cover photo by Frank Lettieri
In memory of Tim Ryan, without whom we never could have started this project; we miss you, buddy!
Special thanks to: Michelle Cacciatore, Lisa Cavallaro, Matt Davis, Russ de la Torre, Mike Deutsch, Leighann Ertle, Bill Greenwood, Ivan Hollister, Matt Huston, Natalie Ingram, Scott Kammerer, Kyle Knuppel, Mark Lettieri, Ken Levin, Lynnie Maccar, Scottie and Jeanine Maloney, Jim McGee, Jaime and Bobbie Parker, George Petrillo, Sarah Wakelee, Ben Walker, Maureen Zahn, Hannah Zaic; Diana Ayala, Jerry Bill, Chris Bursk, Chris Fernandez, Rhoda Goldberg, Janet Hughes, Mike Kelly, John Kerrigan, Jason Krukowski, Harry Letts, Nancy Masulis, Gerard Mullin, Richard Radke, Jerry Sandusky, Robbie Sethi, Jeff Sorgler, Sean Spruill, and Grant Umberger for being such wonderful cheerleaders for this project and going out of your way to urge us to keep going forward; Harry Kelly and all the Eurest crew, especially Sky and Heather for listening to our work in progress and giving us feedback; Tony, Frank, Cathy, Mike, Debbie, and all our friends down at the Roebling American Legion for all the enthusiastic words; and to every professor, classmate, and co-worker I've ever had who encouraged and urged me to try my luck as a musician, thanks to every last one of you for believing so much in my talent and cheering me on; it really meant the world to this kid. I hope this EP makes all of you proud.
Extra special thanks to: Brian Erickson, Amanda Guthrie, Bill Lambusta, Frank Lettieri, Drew Novelli, and Matt Pischl for all playing such massive roles in getting this ambitious project off the ground and offering up your time and to Andy Vineberg and Laura Kelly for being such huge inspirations - none of this would have ever happened if not for all of you! We made it!!!; Joanne "Mama Jo" Petrillo for everything you do for us; my wonderful brother, John, and the coolest guy I know, for patiently taking the time to listen to our work and to come out to support us at our NYC shows in spite of the fact that Jay-Z is not in our band (yet; we're working on it); to the entire Fiedler and White families, with a special shout-out to John, Landen and Logan Davis; but most especially to my two foremost heroes, my unceasingly amazing parents, the greatest role models a kid could ever ask for! Words cannot even begin to describe just how much I admire and look up to both of you.
Lastly, this EP is dedicated to this musician's two foremost cheerleaders and self-described "biggest fans": Karen Fiedler Davis for being the one person I know I can always depend on to never discourage me from doing this stuff, impractical though I know it is, and especially for urging and inspiring me to take up songwriting and performing in the first place!; and to Sheelagh Ruane, who lobbied harder than anyone to get me to do this record and whose support and enthusiasm is in and of itself reason for a musician to keep coming back to the stage. This disc surely wouldn't exist if not for you two, and I thank you both from the bottom of my heart.
Until next time ... enjoy listening, and thank you to each and every one of you out there who takes the time to download this digital EP! Together, we can make a real difference.
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