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The Riversea Timeline

Late 2006: Brendan and Marc decide to write some songs together. The first song written is ‘Out of an Ancient World’…

2007: ‘Eden’, ‘The Song’ and ‘All around the World’ are written and demoed… Along with more songs that didn’t quite ‘make the cut’… By the end of the year Paul ‘Q’ Cusick is helping out with the recordings of the songs…

2008: ‘Is that what God wants’, ‘The Fallen’ and ‘Wiser’ are written and demoed (along with quite a few others)…. ‘ RIVERSEA: The Demo EP’ is recorded and released to coincide with a support slot for THE REASONING in Oct…. Paul ‘Q’ Cusick leaves the project to concentrate on his first solo album… It is decided that Cubase is the way to record the album ‘proper’ so Brendan invests in it and starts to record his keyboards…

2009: ‘Falling Stars’, ‘Freeze the Frame’ and ‘Still Home’ are written… Marc starts work in his vocals for the album… Brendan continues to record his keyboards… Adrian Jones records his guitars for ‘Falling Stars’…The album starts to take shape…

2010: ‘In the Beginning…’ written and recorded… Marc records more vocals… Brendan records more keyboards… Adam Dawson, Mark Rowen, Liam Davison and Bryan Josh record their guitar parts at Marc’s studio… Adrian Jones, Paul Cusick and Ashley Mulford record their guitar parts on the home studios… Livvy, Jan, Alex and Louise record their backing vocals at Marc’s studio… Brendan starts putting all the pieces together on Cubase with Marc travelling over whenever he can to help out with the mixing…

2011: Alex Cromarty records his drums at Sound works studios in Leeds… Ed Unitsky is commissioned to provide the artwork for the album… ‘Still Home (reprise)’ is written and recorded… More mixing is done at Brendan’s… Then the Cubase mixes are transferred over to Dave’s studio in York… Dave records his bass parts for the full album… Tony records his flute parts…

2012: In February Marc and Brendan travel to Dave’s studio for the ‘final mix day’… In March they get together for the final ‘Master’ day, then all the info is sent to the CD manufacturers and the album/artwork is all put together… in April, the CD is finally with us…

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