by Paula Cole
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Grammy Award winner Paula Cole, one of the preeminent singer/songwriters of her generation, journeys to Ithaca on her deeply personal new album.

Cole takes listeners on an intensely emotional, yet uplifting, journey through divorce ("The Hard Way," "P.R.E.N.U.P.") and the struggle to recover one's identity ("Elegy," "Waiting on a Miracle") before allowing herself to revel in the healing, redemptive power of new love ("Sex," "Come on Inside").

Along the way, she acknowledges being torn between work and her daughter ("Somethin' I've Gotta Say") and ultimately celebrates having music to get her through it all ("Music in Me").

"My albums are like Polaroid snapshots of my life," says Cole, whose last album, Courage, was released in 2007. "The writing is the hard part, because my process is highly personal and autobiographical. The new album reflects my processing the things in life we all face on a daily basis." From the Label

Product Details

Release Date: 09/21/2010
Label: Decca U.S.
UPC: 0602527441160
catalogNumber: 001454102

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Paula Cole   Primary Artist,Clarinet,Piano,Vocals,fender rhodes,Wurlitzer
Marc Ribot   Banjo,Electric Guitar,Soloist
Kevin Barry   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Lap Steel Guitar
Tony Levin   Electric Bass,Chapman Stick,Electric Upright Bass
Ben Wittman   Drums
Rebecca Young   Viola
Sharon Yamada   Violin
Lisa Kim   Violin
Ben Butler   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar
Jon Ossman   Electric Bass,Electric Guitar,Sitar,Background Vocals,Upright Bass,Dilruba
Maria Kitsopolous   Cello

Technical Credits

Jeremy Lubbock   String Arrangements
Paula Cole   Composer,Producer
Kevin Barry   Composer
Kevin Killen   Producer,Engineer
Ben Wittman   Programming,Engineer
Chris Roberts   Producer

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