Growing Old Disgracefully (GoD) is currently mixing its debut album after a more than successful trip to the studio.
The band, most of whose members live in London, recorded their debut album, By the Grace of ... at Bracknell's South Hill Park recording studio and were there on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th April.
Tracks recorded include "Waking Up," "Whisky & Westminster," "Soft Side," "Shine," "Movin In'," "Rock Star," "Deeds not Words," "Baltic Babes" and "Stormhold."
Lead singer and spokesman for the band and Blogcritic, Andrew Ian (Marty) Dodge said, "At 8pm on Sunday; GoD wrapped up its 16 hour (over 2 days) session in the studio. The band managed, with quite a bit of help, to produce 9 tracks for our forthcoming album By the Grace of ... (alternately titled: By Thunder, By Thor, By Heck!)
"The first day was dedicated to recording drums, guitars (with the awesome Mitch Benn who also laid down an awesome & hysterical vocal on Jon P's opus "Movin In") and other assorted instruments.
"The second day was used to finish up any needed musoing and the vocals. We managed to get all the vocals laid down in time; a few tracks were managed in one take. The last hour was dedicated to the most chaotic, amusing, and productive group vocal session I have ever seen. There were smiles all around, and I am convinced some of those singing were surprised at how good they all
Band Members include:
Andrew Ian Dodge (lyricist, frontman, vocalist) Andrew Ian Dodge has been involved in the music business for over 20 years and is a novelist, computer games consultant and writer.
John Haithwaite (guitars, keyboards, percussion, mouth organ, lyrics,
vocals and all music) John is a former member of the band "The Recliners" and works as an IT consultant. John is producing the album.