released August 18, 2015
All songs composed by Laura Otero
Laura Otero – Vocals
Andrew Friedrich – Guitar
Richard Mikel – Bass
Daniel Dufour – Drums
Claudia Gómez - Vocals (3)
Michael Longoria – Percussion (1, 6-8)
Zack Varner – Clarinet (5, 7), Alto Saxophone (6)
Marcus Wilcher – Tenor Saxophone (4, 6), Soprano Saxophone (1)
Ilia de la Rosa – Cello (7)
James Anderson – Violin (2)
Mike Maddux – Accordion (2)
Michelle Alonso – Backup Vocals (8)
Jessica Green – Backup Vocals (8)
Kiko Villamizar – Backup Vocals (6)
Produced by Laura Otero
Co-produced by Richard Mikel and Andrew Friedrich
Recorded, mixed and mastered at Bear Dog Studio in Austin, TX by George Shalda, January 2015
Executive Producer: Michael Shields
Art Direction and Illustrations by Helena Melo
Photography by Lauren Slusher / Alyssa Hedenstrom
Release Coordination: Cameron Mizell
To download a digital booklet with additional illustrations, please visit lauraoteromusic.com
Thank You: Andrew, Richard, Daniel, Michael, Marcus, Zack, Ilia, Mike, James, Jessica, Michelle, Kiko, Juan Sebastian, Claudia and George: I have nothing but love in my heart for all of you! Thanks for giving me your music, your talent, your time and friendship! This has been a beautiful journey of so many colors. Thanks for joining me in this ride! I appreciate you printing a piece of your soul in my songs and turning them into sounds. Besos para todos!
Destiny Records: Thank you for making me part of your family and becoming part of my team. I appreciate from the bottom of my heart that you bet on this project and on my music. You are contributing to the growth of culture and of a community, which not only makes you dreamers, but also dream builders.
To my lovely parents and siblings: Muchas gracias por su amor infinito, su apoyo incondicional y por siempre creer en mi. Gracias a ustedes soy quien soy, sueño como sueño, y lucho como lucho. Soy afortunada de haber nacido en la familia en la que nací, donde hay espacio para la diversidad, la creatividad y la locura de soñar en grande y con todo el corazón.
Special thanks to: Buck Buchanan, Eugenia Mesa de Mesa, Catalina Estrada, Silvia Otero, Eugenio de Hoyos, James Angry, Melissa Torres, Voces Unidas, Luis Carlos Bernal, Leah Friedrich, Rob and Casey Blake, John Glasser, Dennis and Karen Friedrich, PledgeMusic supporters. Your generous donations made this dream become a beautiful and tangible reality. Thank you so much!