Beyond the Foggy Highway

Beyond the Foggy HighwayBeyond the Foggy Highway
Chris Opperman LIVE 2002-2004
Purple Cow Records, 2005

  1. The Vampire Lestat (Opperman/LaFosse/Slape/Dooley)
  2. Sad Teenager Wars (Opperman/Kuhn/Carey/Slape/Sabbagh)
  3. Miles Behind (Opperman)
  4. Reap the Whirlwind (Opperman/LaFosse/Slape/Dooley)
  5. ARRRby’s (Opperman/Freidman/Kuhn/Sabbagh)
  6. Balanchine (Opperman)
  7. In Sophia’s Silent Dream (Opperman/LaFosse)
  8. Beware of the Random Factor (Opperman)
  9. Taro Lucious (Opperman/Friedman/Kuhn/Sabbagh)
  10. Theme from “Failure” (Opperman)
  11. Hitchhiker (Prototype) (Opperman)
  12. The Walls are Coming Down (Opperman/Adams)
  13. Reminisce (When I Was a Baby Universe) (Opperman)
  14. Build a Funky Loop (Opperman/LaFosse/Slape/Dooley)
  15. Don’t Forget About Dre (Opperman)
  16. Erik is a Very Lucky Man (Opperman/Sabbagh)
  17. Someone to Watch Over Me (Gershwin/Gershwin) / To Return to You (Parsons)

Musicians/Venues

Tracks 1, 4, 8, 12, 14, and 15:

  • Lestat’s – San Diego, CA – Sept. 29th, 2004
  • Chris Opperman – keyboards
  • Andre LaFosse – electric guitar
  • Isaac Slape – bass guitar
  • Kevin Dooley – drum set
  • Lou – recording engineer

Tracks 2, 11, 16, and 17:

  • Tempest/Acoustic Playhouse – West Hollywood, CA – November 20th, 2003
  • Chris Opperman – keyboards
  • Todd Carey – electric guitar
  • Jen Kuhn – electric cello (tracks 2, 11, and 16), didgeridoo (track 17)
  • Isaac Slape – electric bass
  • Kahlil Sabbagh – drum set
  • Kat Parsons – vocals (track 17)
  • Cleo Antonelli – recording engineer

Tracks 3, 6, 10, and 13:

  • The Crooked Bar – West Hollywood, CA

Tracks 5 & 9:

  • The Un-Urban – Santa Monica, CA – June 21st, 2003
  • Chris Opperman – keyboards
  • Dann Friedman – tenor saxophone
  • Jen Kuhn – electric cello
  • Kahlil Sabbagh – vibraphone, percussion
  • Bill – recording engineer

Track 7:

  • Oppy Central – Los Angeles, CA – October, 2001

Production Notes

  • Produced by Chris Opperman
  • Paintings by T.J. Moore. Layout by plainsongs (Rich Pike).
  • Tracks 4, 7, and 12 edited by Chris Opperman and Scott Chatfield. Tracks 9, 14, and 16 edited by Mike Keneally, Scott Chatfield, and Chris Opperman. The entire album was mastered by Scott Chatfield at Chatfield Manor in Leucadia, CA, June, 2005.
  • Chris would like to thank his parents, friends and family, all of the musicians, engineers, and promoters who made this album possible, and his fans all over the world.  Special thanks are due to Johnny D., Co de Kloet, Ping Hu, Mike Keneally, Louis Lagonik, Lynise Levine, Rich Pike, Anthony Saragueta, and Steve Vai.
  • Chris Opperman plays Korg keyboards and uses Finale music notation software.

 

This album is dedicated to Chris’s father, Daniel W. Opperman.

 

© 2005 Purple Cow Records. All compositions published worldwide by Phantom Moo Music (ASCAP) except “Someone to Watch Over Me” published by WB Music Corp. and “To Return to You” published by Southway Songs (ASCAP). All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication or sampling is a violation of applicable laws. Made in America.