‘Wild & New’ is the latest album by Westwork, a super group country rock quartet consisting of
Chris Stromquist (Slavic Soul Party) – drums,
Sean Moran (Hadestown) – lead guitar,
Scot Fitzsimmons (Sparklehorse) – Bass,
Joshua Douglas Camp (Chicha Libre) – Vocals, guitar & songwriting.
Brooklyn Honky Tonk at it’s finest. Recorded throughout the pandemic, this is a wide-ranging collection of songs about heartbreak, fast living, regret, unrequited love, etc...in other words, all the stuff you want in a country song!!
In addition to the core group of players, Westwork has enlisted an incredibly talented and eclectic group of guest musicians including violin and string arrangements by Maxim Moston (Antony & the Johnsons}, and Skye Steele (Mr. Saturday, Anthony Braxton)-Pedal Steel by Gerald Menke, Lead guitar and Pedal Steel by Charles Arthur (Piedmont Souprize), and guest vocalist Laura Ann Singh (Miramar).
Official release day is Oct 13, 2022
Thurs Oct 13 - Mama Tried - 7pm Record release show!
Chris Stromquist: Drums, Percussion
Scot Fitzsimmons: Bass
Sean Moran: Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Mandolin
Joshua Douglas Camp: Vocals, Piano, Organ, Guitars, Accordion, Wurlitzer, Percussion, Banjo, Mandolin, Glockenspiel.
Engineers: David Duncan, Joshua Douglas Camp
Additional Engineers: Chris Stromquist, Scot Fitzsimmons
Produced by Joshua Douglas Camp
Recorded at Punk & Monk and The Pink Room studios.
Violins & String Arrangement on ‘Blackbird Medicine Recipe’: Maxim Moston
Violins & String Arrangement on ‘2-Hearted Riot’: Skye Steele
Additional Vocals on ‘Lasso the Stars’: Laura Ann Singh
Lead Guitar and Pedal Steel Guitar on ‘Lasso the Stars’: Charles Arthur
Pedal Steel Guitar on ‘Hearts & Minds’ and ‘Send Her My Love’: Gerald Menke
Words & Music: Joshua Douglas Camp, Calle Del Campos, BMI 2022
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