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credits

released March 10, 2015

All songs written and produced by Will Butler except “Something’s Coming” written and produced by Butler/Dzama/Gara/Kingsbury

Recorded at Electric Lady Studios by Ben Baptie, May 2014 except “Something’s Coming” recorded in Aaron Dessner’s garage and Jeremy’s basement

Additional recording at Sonovox Studios by Mark Lawson

Mixed by Mark Lawson except “Something’s Coming” mixed by Jeremy Gara

Mastered by Ryan Morey

Design by Maggie Fost

Drums by Jeremy Gara

Saxophone and clarinet on “Finish What I Started”, “Sing To Me”, and “Witness” by Matt Bauder

Saxophones on “Anna” arranged and played by Stuart Bogie (recorded by Sam Rouanet)

Background vocals on “Take My Side”, “Finish What I Started”, and “Witness” by Melody Johnson Aberg, Jenny Shore Butler, Sara Hobbs, Carrie Erving, and Julie Shore

Background vocals on “Son of God” and “What I Want” by Jenny Shore Butler and Laurel Sprengelmeyer

Special thanks to: Tom Elmhirst, Dounia Mikou, Alvin Henry, Scott Rodger, C&C Drums, Don Lee, Markus Dravs, Mark Lawson, and Jeremy Gara

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Will Butler Brooklyn, New York

Will Butler has been a member of the band Arcade Fire for over 10 years. This is his first release under his own name.

Policy is American music—in the tradition of the Violent Femmes, The Breeders, The Modern Lovers, Bob Dylan, Smokey Robinson, The Magnetic Fields, Ghostface Killah. And John Lennon (I know, but it counts). Music where the holy fool runs afoul of the casual world.
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