"Recklessly smearing the distinctions separating classic rock, punk, R&B, and indie-rock... the album traces rock's evolution from primal dance music to heady mind candy to something like art" -The Onion A.V. Club
"The perfect summer car record and the perfect late-night fall record in one" -The Coast
"One of the best under-known records of the '00s"
-The A.V. Club, again, in 2008
released 20 July 2004
Released by Linus Entertainment in Canada.
Released by spinART Records in the United States.
Produced by Jose Miguel Contreras.
Recorded in D.Y.'s basement, Monumental Sound, House of Miracles, CBC Studio 210, and Jose's apartment.
Mixed at Monumental Sound by Joe Dunphy and Jose.
Mastered by Joao Carvalho at Joao Carvalho Mastering.
Jose Miguel Contreras: singing, guitar, keyboards, percussion, cello.
Dylan Hudecki: singing, bass, guitar, keyboards, percussion.
Brian Borcherdt: singing, guitar, keyboards, synchronizer.
Colleen Hixenbaugh: singing, guitar, keyboards.
John Hall: drums, percussion.
Jurij Konje: devil chaser
Jessie Stein: singing on "The Slap," introduction to "Soul 2000"
Shawn Jurek: dueling guitar on "Sweet Confusion," delay pedal on "Listen to My Angels," glockenspiel on "Floating Away"
Sarah Tresk: singing on "Soul 2000"
Skye Collins: clarinet on "Floating Away"
By Divine Right made this recording with the help of their friends Shawn Jurek, Joe Dunphy, Andy Magoffin, Dan Faux, Byron Wong, Joao Carvalho, and Dave Young.
All music and lyrics by Jose Miguel Contreras
"Sweet Confusion" music by Jose, John and Dylan.
"Chinchilla Deluxe" music by Jose and Dylan.
"City City" music and lyrics by Dylan Hudecki.
"Soft Machine" music by Jose, John and Dylan.
"Wheels Slow" music by Jose and Brian.
"Floating Away" music and lyrics by Dylan Hudecki.
"Semi White Boy" music by Jose and Brian.
Layout and design by James Mejia - www.jamesmejia.com
Artwork by James and Jose.