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LYRICS – BOOKLET

Coming soon: the making-of “The Letter”…

VIDEO

"THE LETTER" IS BASED ON THE NOVEL "THE CATASTROPHIST" BY RONAN BENNETT

Ronan Bennett is a Northern Irish writer. He also works as a screenwriter in the UK and USA known for Top Boy, Gunpowder and Public Enemies and writes regularly for The Guardian and The Observer.

Bennett is the author of fife novels – Havoc, in it’s third year; The Second Prison; Overthrown by Strangers; The Catastrophist and Zugzwang.

Ronan Bennett lives in London with his family.
He received numerous awards for his work.

In 2007 we had the pleasure to meet Ronan Bennett together with chess grandmaster Daniel King at the presentation of his novel “Zugzwang” in Hamburg – as promised we celebrated the long-awaited personal encounter with a decent Barollo. Ronan dedicated loving words to our musical adaptation of his novel:

“…Listening to the songs brought back many vivid memories of the period I was going through when I wrote the book. I sat in my chair and listened to it over and over. They are all very beautiful songs – I hear echoes of Cohen, but also of Waits. If I have a favourite it is “Hold Up The Moon”. I heard it in my head as I drove into town this morning, and even as I sit here to write this…”

THE CREW | 2000 / 2001

LYRICS & CO-PRODUCER

Ralf Walter Marquardt
Lead Vocals

COMPOSER, ARRANGER, PRODUCER

Sven Gordon Williams
Piano, Hammond, Celeste & Guitars

FEATURING

Zoe Hutmacher – Duett (The Dress)
Ruth M. Renner – Duett (The Letter)

RYTHM SECTION

Tim Lorenz – Drums
Anselm Kluge –  E-Bass

BRASS SECTION

Gunnar Kockjoy – Trumpet & FH.
Doris Decker – A. & B. Saxophone
Detlef Raschke – T. & S. Sax, Flute

BACKGROUND VOCALS

Andreas, André,
Caro, Indra, Kalinka,
Michael, Ruth

STRING SECTION

Programming by S. G. Williams

SPECIAL APPEARANCE

Hinrich Dageför – Guit. & Harp
Nenad Lautarewic  – Accordion
Clemens Winterhalter – Piano

PRODUCTION TEAM

PRODUCED BY:

Ralf Walter Marquardt
Sven Gordon Williams

RECORDED AT:

Amun-Raa-Studios, Hamburg

RECORDING ENGINEER:

Günther Zipelius

MASTERING:

Emil Berliner Studios, Berlin
www.emil-berliner-studios.com

ALBUM MIXED BY:

Morten Carlsen
Sven Gordon Williams
Ralf Walter Marquardt

AUDIO ENGINEER:

Morten Carlsen

ASSISTANT RECORDING ENGINEER:

Nenad Lautarevic

MASTERING ENGINEER:

Götz-Michael Rieth

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