House of a Thousand Dreams

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Barnes & Noble - Lisa Zhito
Allan Hall takes a sharp departure from his fellow Selah singers on his debut solo project, House of a Thousand Dreams. While Nicole Sponberg and Todd Smith stay firmly rooted in pop territory for their solo efforts, Hall detours into Americana and roots music, with superb results. Hall's pure tenor shines on this material, which includes the Nanci Griffith hit "Gulf Coast Highway" and the bluegrass-gospel hymn "Down to the River to Pray." A highlight is hearing bluegrass thrush Claire Lynch join in on "Paul & Peter Walked," a song Lynch had covered years ago. With its soft acoustic feel and country-bluegrass leanings, House of a Thousand Dreams shows us a side of ...
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Barnes & Noble - Lisa Zhito
Allan Hall takes a sharp departure from his fellow Selah singers on his debut solo project, House of a Thousand Dreams. While Nicole Sponberg and Todd Smith stay firmly rooted in pop territory for their solo efforts, Hall detours into Americana and roots music, with superb results. Hall's pure tenor shines on this material, which includes the Nanci Griffith hit "Gulf Coast Highway" and the bluegrass-gospel hymn "Down to the River to Pray." A highlight is hearing bluegrass thrush Claire Lynch join in on "Paul & Peter Walked," a song Lynch had covered years ago. With its soft acoustic feel and country-bluegrass leanings, House of a Thousand Dreams shows us a side of Allan Hall that Selah fans had just glimpsed before. Here's hoping there's more of this beautiful acoustic vision in store in the future.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/10/2004
  • Label: Curb Mod Afw
  • UPC: 715187874121
  • Catalog Number: 78741
  • Sales rank: 191,871

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Allan Hall Primary Artist, Piano, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals
Eric Darken Percussion
Claire Lynch Background Vocals
David Angell String Quartet
John Catchings Cello, String Quartet
David Davidson String Quartet
Michael McLain Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin
John Mock Irish Whistle
Missy Raines Acoustic Bass
Chris Tait Background Vocals
Tim Lauer Harmonica, Accordion
Monisa Angell String Quartet
Jim Hurst Acoustic Guitar
Todd Cook Bass
Jason Kyle Background Vocals
Steve Stokes Fiddle
Jennifer McLain Background Vocals
Jenna Cowart Vocals
Jakk Kincaid Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar (Baritone)
Matt Pierson Bass, Bass Guitar
Technical Credits
Nanci Griffith Composer
Emmylou Harris Composer
David Mallett Composer
Claire Lynch Composer
Irene Kelley Composer
J.D. Miller Composer
John Mock Whistle
Doug Sax Mastering
Chris Stuart Composer
Craig White Engineer
Billy Montana Composer
Gloria Gaither Composer
Mickey Cates Composer
Glenn Sweitzer Art Direction
Robert Hadley Mastering
Danny Flowers Composer
Allan Hall Arranger, Producer, Liner Notes, Audio Production, Duet
Traditional Composer
Jenai Composer
Ilya Toshinsky Composer
Jason Kyle Arranger, Producer, Engineer, Audio Production
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