On the Edge

by Almighty American

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1. North Shore
2. On the Edge
3. No Direction
4. Suddenly
5. A Job to Do

Almighty American is Michael Martin Gay


Booking: almightyamerican@gmail.com


released June 2, 2015

Additional players on this recording:
Andrew Schibilla- Electric guitars
Nathaniel Gruber- Bass guitar (tracks 1, 2, 3)
Nate Washburn- Bass Guitar (tracks 2, 4, 5) Organ (track 5) Auxiliary Percussion (5) Background Vocals (track 2), electric guitars (track 3)
Katie Sauter- Vocal harmonies (track 1)

All songs by Michael Martin Gay
©℗ 2015 Radical North Music (ASCAP)
© 2015 Michael Martin Gay
All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation applicable laws.

This record was engineered, produced, and mixed by Nate Washburn in living rooms, bedrooms, and closets all over the Minneapolis/ St. Paul metro during the winter of 2014/2015.
Mastered by Greg Reierson at Rareform Mastering in Minneapolis, MN.
Artwork and layout by Ross Bruggink.
Brian Durk at Dick and Jane letterpress printed the physical packaging.
The portrait on the insert was shot by John Haynes.
The insert itself was printed by Erik Hamline at Steady co.

Many thanks to Brigette, Mom, Dad, Jono, Jennifer, friends near and far, everyone who helped me with this project, and anyone who has told me to keep going. It means the world to me.



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Almighty American Minneapolis, Minnesota

Almighty American is the moniker of Minneapolis singer-songwriter, Michael Gay. He writes fundamentally simple songs with carefully crafted lyrics, paired with a classic sensibility and feel that will stick with you well after the fact. The songs consider topics like love, making mistakes, and learning how to be human. Other major influences include old books, cowboys, going fast and being free. ... more

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