Waiting in the Wings

by Michael Trew

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Secret of the Sea (free) 03:49
Burnt Out 03:48
Vassagonia 06:16
The Farmwife 04:20
Westward 03:36


released November 12, 2017

*Michael Trew - vocals, acoustic and electric 6 & 12 string guitars, piano (3,9), bass (7), percussion (7), organ (6)
*John Allday - synthesizers (2,5,8), piano (1,4,5), organ (4,6,8), orchestrations (1,8)
*Julie Baldridge - violin (3,4,5,6,7,8)
*Mike Murphy - bass (1,2,3,4,6,8), glockenspiel (7)
*Kory Christian Ochsner - drums (1,2,4,6,7), percussion (6)
*Lauren Trew - bass clarinet (6,7,9), clarinet (7), flute (7), vocals (6)
*Dave Webb - lead guitar (6)

Produced by: Michael Trew , Evan Halfmann, Daniel Von Herbulis
Engineers: Evan Halfmann, Daniel Von Herbulis
Mastering: Evan Halfmann
Artistic Design and Layout: Michael J Freund
Recorded at Hamilton Cemetery Studios in Hamilton, WA - and at home in Seattle, WA.
John Allday's parts recorded at The Cosmos Northwest Studio in Seattle, WA

All songs written by Michael Trew except for:
"Bright Lights Cold Hands" written by Joe Stormer, arrangement by Michael Trew
"Secret of the Sea" by Michael Trew and John Allday
"Vassagonia" by Michael Trew and Dave Webb
"The Farmwife" by Michael Trew and Lauren Trew

Dedicated to my father, Scott Trew. I'm still searching for the lost chord.


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Michael Trew Seattle, Washington

Michael Trew is a songwriter, native to the Pacific Northwest. In early years, he spent time with teacher Chandana Dixit, exploring raaga and classical Indian music. He later formed Autumn Electric, releasing five albums and touring nationally (2008-2015).
In 2016, Michael signed with Natural Cut Records to record his debut solo effort, Waiting in the Wings, due Nov 2017.
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