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by Hilary Grist

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Back in Town 03:45
About You 04:37
Just Imagine 03:36
Horizon 03:12
Better 04:53


released September 4, 2010

All songs written by Hilary Grist except 'About You' by Dawn Pemberton and Hilary Grist, 'Horizon' by Robyn Lamb and Hilary Grist.

Produced, Recorded and Mixed by Mike Southworth. Co-produced by Hilary Grist. Recorded at Creativ Recording Studios and Hilary's apartment. Mastered by Alex DeGrace at Suite Sound Labs.

Hilary Grist - Vocals, Piano, Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Synth, Mellotron, Organ, Acoustic Guitar, Vibraphone, Glockenspiel, Melodica, Kazoo, Percussion, BG Vocals

Mike Southworth - Drums, Bass, Electric, Slide and Acoustic Guitars, Mandolin, Percussion, Mellotron, BG Vocals

Tony Marriott - Bass on 'Right For You', 'This is the Year' and 'Something Beautiful'
Dave Sikula - Electric Guitar on 'Right For You', 'This is the Year' and 'Something Beautiful'
Tim Tweedale - Lap Steel on 'About You' and Pedal Steel on 'Horizon'
Jim Kwan - Hammond Organ on 'This is the Year' and 'Save You For Last'
Sara Ciantar - BG Vocals on 'Back in Town', 'Right For You' and 'A Little While'

Too Big To Care Marching Band - 'Back in Town'
Sean Cronin - Marching Band Arrangement on 'Back in Town' and Upright Bass on 'About You'
The Trout Lake Horns - 'Save You For Last'
Kristian Naso - Trumpet
Ryan Cranston - Tenor Saxophone
Don MacDonald - String Arrangement on 'Better' and 'Just Imagine'
Meredith Bates - 1st Violin
Linda Bull - 1st Viola
Evan Bates - 1st Cello
Choir - 'Save You For Last'
Dawn Pemberton, Terra Grimard, Alison Maira, Mike Zobac, Joseph Blood, Jim Kwan

Heaps of thanks to everyone who lent their incredible talent and imagination to this project. For your endless love and support, thank you Mom, Dad, Ryan and all the rest of my wonderful family and friends. You know who you are. I couldn't have done this without you. Minky, a million somersaults of gratitude and love forever and ever.


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Hilary Grist Vancouver, British Columbia

Singer, songwriter, and pianist Hilary Grist's dulcet, velvet voice and signature brand of firefly folk dipped in dreamy art pop can evoke emotion with ease and has made her music a favorite on CBC Radio and TV shows like Grimm, Being Human and Degrassi. Her quirky creative flare with visual art and video have garnered admiration from around the globe. Hilary makes her home in Vancouver, Canada. ... more

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