Like Smoke

by Beacon James

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Beacon James is incredibly excited to finally present Like Smoke! This EP is the result of our wonderfully successful 2014 Kickstarter campaign. Thank you SO much to everyone who gave so generously; without you this project would not have been possible!!


released July 28, 2015

Jessica McIlquham - vocals, piano, keys
Britta Gilbertson - vocals
Nels Urtel - vocals, guitar
Joe Tierney - vocals, saxophone
Zach Brawford - drums, percussion
Howard Ruan - bass

Recorded by Jason McGlone at The Hideaway Studio, mixed at Essential Sessions
Additional recording ("Finally") done by Joe Tierney in Evan Wilberg's closet. Yup. Really.
Mastered by Rob Schlette at Anthem Mastering
Artwork and Design by Kori Nielsen

*"All The Way Down" was originally written by Glen Hansard, Pub by WB Music Corp, used by permission

Thanks to all of our friends and family for their unending support, Jay for being a boss and making the experience so positive, Kori for her beautiful artwork and creative vision, Chipotle for fueling our sessions and many meetings, and of course, our amazing and loyal fans! Special thanks to Julie Snow, Alex St. Peter, Sue and John Tierney, Mary Johnson, Michael Teach, Randy Trask, Laura Drane, David and Heidi Gilbertson, and Gary Gilbertson...who contributed generously to our Kickstarter. We literally could not have done this without you! The Beacons would like to thank you for making Like Smoke possible...our experience on this album was unforgettable!



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