2000 • Paper Doll
All songs are written by:
Leslie B. Smith /Dancing Iguana Music/ BMI
Except “Ghosts” and “Hero” they are:
Leslie B. Smith / Dancing Iguana Music / BMI (lyrics) / Michael Pellera / Pajacis Music BMI (music)
And “I’m Alone” written by Cranston Clements /Dancing Iguana Music BMI
Produced by Leslie Smith for Dancing Iguana Music
Recorded at Axistudio in New Orleans
Mixed and Mastered by Misha Kachkachishvili
I would like to thank Brian and Casandra for doing such a great job rocking the bottoms throughout this project. Thanks to Jan Clements for all of the beautiful harmonies in addition to her contributions on keyboard and accordion and Mike Pellera, for the keyboards, organ, and that wonderful cello! Thanks to Larry Ankrum for the flute on “Reaching Out” and Nancy Buchan for the violin – and for going there with me on “Looking Out The Window” (smiles)
Thank you Lexanne for the coffee and for allowing us all into your home and Lin Boudreaux for your calm energy and your good ears. Also the unknown police officer who escorted me back to the house in Gonzales without whom this project may never have happened at all! Thanks to Kenny Diaz for the order and to Cheryl for helping me keep my sanity. Thank you Chance and Leslie E. for your continued love and support. I would also like to thank Leslie E. for the cover art and Michael P. Smith for the back cover photo. More of his work may be seen at: www.culturalicons.com. (site no longer exists) Thank you Laura for everything.
I have to extend a special thanks to Misha for engineering, mixing and mastering this project at Axistudio in New Orleans and for his wonderful suggestions. It was truly a pleasure working with him and I look forward to the next project I record at his studio: (he has expanded his studio and services at a new location: http://esplanadestudios.com)
Thanks to David Torkanowsky for his continued encouragement and creative support. And finally, thank you to Dancing Iguana Music for allowing me artistic freedom and believing in my music.