1. Roads Ahead 02:21
2. Come A Little Closer...Now Come! 04:30
3. Little Bit A All Right 04:03
4. It's All I Know feat Warren Haynes 05:20
7. Work It Now! 03:13
8. Devil in the Landerette 03:12
9. Un-Employed Expert 03:41
12.There’s No Tellin’ Me 04:33
13.True Believers 03:23
Big Sugar returns to form on this roots rock reggae masterpiece after a decade long hiatus. Includes top 10 radio hit "Roads Ahead" and with 2 bonus dub mix selections.
Features performances by Ian McLagan, Warren Haynes,Jay Malinowski, Tim Chaisson and Shane Murphy.
Gordie Johnson – guitar/vocals
Garry Lowe – bass
Kelly “Mr Chill” Hoppe – harmonica/sax/melodica
Friendlyness – keyboards/toasting
Stephane “Bodean” Beaudin- drums
* Tony “Raffa” White – drums
Warren Haynes appears courtesy of Hard Head Productions
Shane Murphy appears courtesy of Big Fat Truck Productions
Jay Malinowski appears courtesy of Bedouin Soundclash
Recorded and Mixed by Gordie Johnson and Jacob Sciba.
Thank you to Barry Lubotta @ Phase One Audio Group and to Mike Smith for technical assistance.
Recorded September/ October 2010 @ Phase One Studio, Toronto, Ontario Canada by Gordie Johnson and Jacob Sciba, assisted by Jeff Pelletier.
Additional assistance by Dajanu Martineau, Mike Ho and Matt Snell
Mixed February, 2011 @ Pedernales Studio, Spicewood Texas, USA by Gordie Johnson and Jacob Sciba.
Mastered by Howie Weinberg at Howie Weinberg Mastering, Los Angeles, California
Big Sugar uses Traynor amplifiers and Sennheiser microphones. Gordie Johnson uses Gibson guitars and D’addario strings. Mr. Chill uses Hohner harmonicas and melodicas.
Gordie Johnson wears Jonelle VanEvery custom guitar straps. www.thebeadedguitarstrap.com
Special thanks to the Big Sugar crew: Luke Westlake, Keith Rudyk, Johnny Carver, Rich Hagan, Big Ben Richardson for making it happen!
Album Artwork and Layout: Gordie Johnson & Lynn Daigle, Malkin Music,
Cover Photo: Kandiss Bradley for KStar Photography
Band Photo: Melanie Swerdan
Released June 28, 2011.