Strung Out In Heaven: A Bowie String Quartet Tribute
- Blackstar (Featuring Anna Calvi)
- Space Oddity (Featuring Neil Gaiman)
- Ashes To Ashes
- Heroes (Featuring John Cameron Mitchell)
- Helden (Single Version) (Featuring John Cameron Mitchell)
- Jherek Bischoff - Life On Mars? (Instrumental)
released February 5, 2016
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Amanda Palmer – Vocals
Jherek Bischoff – Double Bass/Arrangements/Conducting
Serena McKinney – Violin 1
Alyssa Park – Violin 2
Ben Ullery – Viola
Jacob Braun – Cello
Anna Calvi – Vocals/Guitar (Blackstar)
Jono Manson – Amanda’s Engineer (The Kitchen Sink)
Alex Thomas – Anna Calvi’s Engineer (Bruce Grove Studio)
Chris Fogel – Jherek/Strings Engineer (Hyperion Sound / ELBO Studios)
Bryan Carrigan – Jherek/Strings Asst. Engineer (Hyperion Sound / ELBO Studios)
John Cameron Mitchell – Vocals (Heroes and Helden)
Jherek recorded the strings in LA at Hyperion Sound / ELBO studios engineered by Chris Fogel (engineer) and Bryan Carrigan (Asst. engineer).
Anna Calvi (guest vocal and guitar on Blackstar) recorded in London at Bruce Grove Studios engineered by Alex Thomas.
I recorded vocals in Santa Fe, NM, at The Kitchen Sink, engineered by Jono Manson. Jono added the acoustic guitar on “Space Oddity”.
John Cameron Mitchell sang his back-ups in his apartment in New York into his iPhone.
Jherek mixed and mastered the entire record at home in LA.
The artwork was created by artists from three continents:
Cassandra Long (United States) – Blackstar
David Mack (United States) – Ashes to Ashes
Sarah Beetson (United Kingdom) – EP cover and Space Oddity
Félix Marqués (Spain) – Life on Mars
HA-HA (Australia) – Helden (German Version)
Bill Sienkiewicz (United States) – Heroes (English Version)