official website of MUSICIAN / singer-songwriter sweet gum tree from angers, France
SUSTAIN THE ILLUSION
( 2017 - THE ORCHARD / PLASTIC HEAD )
Released 31 MARCH 2017
WRITTEN, composed and Performed by Arno Sojo.
ADDITIONAL musicians : ROMY, ELISE DOUYLLIEZ, DAVID ODLUM.
PRODUCED AND MIXED BY DAVID ODLUM AT STUDIO BLACK BOX.
ADDITIONAL HOME RECORDING BY ARNO SOJO AND ROMY.
MASTERED BY DAVID ODLUM AND PETER DEIMEL AT STUDIO BLACK BOX.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY CHRISTOPHE CRENEL.
THE SNAKES YOU CHARM & THE WOLVES YOU TAME
(2014 - Cadiz Music)
FEATURING ISOBEL CAMPBELL, EARL HARVIN (TINDERSTICKS), MARTY WILLSON-PIPER (THE CHURCH)...
Released 03 February 2014
Performed by Arno Sojo aka Sweet Gum Tree (vocals, guitar, piano, autoharp, glockenspiel, bass, drums and percussion) with guests Virginie Levasseur (piano, keyboards, backing vocals), David Odlum (keyboards), Isobel Campbell (vocals), Romy (backing vocals), David Sojo (bass), Marty Willson-Piper (bass, additional guitar), Earl Harvin (drums), Simon Bernier (drums), Marc Dupont (drums), Igor Adveev (vibraphone, percussion), Andrei Amocov (contrabass), Helena Drako (violin), Artyom Shishkov (violin), Elizaveta Hembitskaya (violin), Helena Maximova (violin), Mario Forte (violin), Tatiana Mesniankine (violin), Vladimir Kunitsa (viola), Nicolai Anischenko (viola), Andrei Malakhov (viola), Dima Tsypkin (cello), Alexei Kicelyov (cello), Tatiana Livitskaya (harp), Alexei Yaskelshik (french horn), Alexandre Kovgan (bass clarinet), Sergei Metrashkevich (trumpet), Pierre Bernier (tenor saxophone).
Lyrics by Arno Sojo.
Music by Arno Sojo & Eric Voegelin except tracks 2, 5, 7 & 8 by Arno Sojo.
Orchestra arranged by Eric Voegelin, led by Dima Tsypkin.
Track 11 contains excerpts from "Homme" by Eric Voegelin.
Recorded by Peter Deimel and David Odlum (Black Box) and Maël Bellec (Taxila).
Additional recording by Arno Sojo, Romy and Chris Szczech.
Mixed by David Odlum (Black Box), except tracks 5 & 8 by Peter Deimel (Black Box), tracks 6 & 10 by Dare Mason (VIP Lounge), track 11 by Arno Sojo & David Odlum.
Mastered by Greg Calbi (Sterling Sound).
Edited by Alex Wharton (Abbey Road).
Cover illustration by Jean-Noël L'Harmeroult.
Design by Arno Sojo.