I can’t remember how long ago it was when Laura Theis and I first started talking about recording an album together.  The basic idea was that we would record a little over half of the tracks with a stripped down band in a studio, and then I would layer in all the rest of the stuff afterwards.  That’s generally how I work best, tweaking tracks in small chunks over a long period of time, while working on several projects at once.  But it does mean it takes a long long time to complete.  It’s probably been about 3 years.  But I’m really happy with the result, and I think/hope Laura is too. Continue reading