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PRODUCED BY: Clive Smith and Frank Daller

WRITTEN AND ARRANGED BY: Clive Smith

MIXED BY: Nick Prout at APRES MIDI, Paramus, NJ with a Euphonix mixing board and using Apogee 20-bit A/D conversion to Alesis ADAT via a Rane PAQRAT
ASSISTANCE: Mike 'Metal' Goldberg and Jodie Zalewski

DRUMS: recorded by Nick Prout at TEDESCO STUDIOS, Paramus, NJ

ACOUSTIC PIANO: recorded by Nick Prout at TECHNISOUND, Westfield, NJ

ALL INSTRUMENTS AND VOICES BY: Clive Smith except... 
DRUMS (on all tunes except Beyond The Pandemonium, So Easily and You Can): Bill Weisbach
BASS (on Clever Animals and It Isn't Very Far): Bob Kaus
BACKGROUND VOCALS (on Decide): Cheryl Asher and Diane Hess
PERCUSSION (on After All): Rex Benincasa
HAND CLAPS (on Beyond The Pandemonium): Cheryl Neri

MAIN INSTRUMENTS/EQUIPMENT USED: Fairlight Series III and IIx, Yamaha Grand Piano, Acxel Resynthesizer; Gretsch electric guitars (Model 6128-Duo Jet and customized Model 6187-Viking), Guild acoustic guitar, Fender Stratocaster, Casio PG380 MIDI guitar, Groove Tubes Studio Series Tube Preamp For Guitar, pre-CBS Fender Bandmaster into Fender Leslie, Roland GP-8 guitar effects processor, Roland RE-301 Chorus/Echo, dbx 162 Stereo Compressor/Limiter, ART Power Plant, ART Dual MP; Hofner, Rickenbacker (fretted and fretless) and Fender basses; Alesis ADATs w/BRC, Power Macintosh 7600 running Opcode Studio Vision Pro and Digidesign (now Avid) Pro Tools.

DRUMS USED: Custom GMS maple kit w/Rims hardware; snares-3x13" maple,3.5x14" brass, 5.5x14" mid-sixties chrome Superphonic & 6.5x14" Radio King; toms-8x8", 9x10", 10x12" & 14x14"; kick-18x20" (2 heads); top heads-coated Ambassadors; bottom heads-clear Diplomats; bass drum heads-Evans Genera; hihats-14" dark Paiste, 12" Sabian mini-hats & 8" Paiste accent; cymbals-Paiste, K. Zildjian, Sabian & Wuhan including cup chimes, accent cymbals & china plus traditional crash, ride & splash

20-BIT MASTERING BY: Allan Tucker at FOOTHILL DIGITAL, NY, NY using Sonic Solutions

'CLEVER ANIMALS' GRAPHIC DESIGN AND LAYOUT BY: Joe Muti of J. Muti Design

'CLEVER ANIMALS' PHOTO AND 'LIVE CLIVE'  PHOTOS BY: Cheryl Neri

© Clive Smith 2017