released October 22, 2022
Basic tracks recorded at Sparta Sound by Rich Mattson - Additional recording at It's a Secret in Minneapolis by David J. Russ - Mixed at Sparta Sound by Rich Mattson - Mastered by Tom Garneau
Dan Israel - acoustic and electric rhythm guitars (and a few leads), vocals, some rudimentary piano
David J. Russ - drums, vocals, and percussion - and orchestration on "How Do I?"
Mike Lane - bass,, vocals, keys on the bridge to "Take Off Again"
Steve Brantseg - lead and rhythm electric guitars
Rich Mattson - various and sundry guitar/bass/keys/percussion contributions, harmonica on "I'm in New York"
Peter J. Sands - organ and piano
John Eller - piano on "Happy for Now"
Katie Gearty - harmony vocals on "Set Each Other Free"
Colleen Martin-Oake - harmony vocals on "Taking the Fall"
"The Hang of It" - Recorded/mixed/produced by Jon Herchert at Suburban Serenade, a Deck production - Dan Israel - rhythm guitar and vocals - Jon Herchert - lead guitars, bass, and harmony vocals - Ashleigh Still - harmony vocals - John Fields - drums
Cover art by Laura Bennett - Design by Jon Hunt - Photo by Steven Cohen - Special thanks and love to Eden Mollow - www.danisraelmusic.com
3. How Do I?
How do I tell you how I feel?
How do I show you that it's real?
How do I thank you, for standing right by me?
How do I love you, the way that you oughta be loved?
How do I know that this is it?
The only one that ever fit?
How do I keep it from, simply imploding?
How do I keep all, that's good from eroding?
I wanna give you everything and I know you can't wait around,
I know you've been wronged, I know love can sting, and I don't wanna let you down,
I know that actions speak louder than words, and I know we've been here before,
Guess I'm a bit scared of how much it can ache, but I know I feel this to the core, to the core...
How do I tell you what I fear?
How do I show you, I'm sincere?
How do I say it, and sum it up neatly?
How do I tell you, I love you completely?
I wanna make you happy and free, and I wanna ease all of your pain,
I know sometimes that a guy like me, is enough to drive anyone insane,
Backwards and forwards, we've gone all around, together and then apart,
I know it's a lot, but with all that I got, I'm gonna love you with all of my heart, all of my heart