Released in 2000, My Favourite Headache is Geddy Lee’s first solo album. Featuring 11 tracks, this album was recorded in a variety of locations including Toronto, Vancouver and Seattle.
Mixed and Engineered by
Studio X / Seattle
Sheldon Zaharko (he sleeps with a chainsaw)
Runner - Jason Van Ewyk
The Factory Studios – Vancouver
Runner - Kirk McNally
Reaction Studios – Toronto
Hard Disk Recording/Computer Programming
Saved by Technology
Reely Unique Rentals
Audio Technica USA
Geddy Lee | Basses, Voices, Piano, Guitar, Programming, Percussion, Whining
Ben Mink | Electric and Acoustic Guitars, Violins and Violas, Programming, Wheezing
Matt Cameron | Drums
Jeremy Taggart – *Drums on “Home On The Strange”
*Jeremy Taggart appears courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc.
John Friesen – Cellos on “Working at Perfekt”
Ed Wilson – Additional Programming
Chris Stringer – Additional Percussion
Waylon Wall – Steel Guitar on “Window”
Pappy Rosen – Backward vocals on “Slipping”
Duke – Dog
Lyrics – Geddy Lee, Music – Geddy Lee and Ben Mink
String Arrangements – Ben Mink and Geddy Lee
For lyrics, check out www.myfavoriteheadache.com
Recorded during the spring and summer of 2000.
Produced by Geddy Lee, Ben Mink and David Leonard
Mixed and engineered by David Leonard
Matt Cameron’s drums recorded by Adam Kasper.
Additional recording by Dennis Tougas, B. Mink, G. Lee.
Recorded at The Peasant’s Tent – East and West, Toronto and Vancouver
Studio X / Seattle, Assistant Engineer – Sam Hofstedt
The Factory Studios – Vancouver, Assistant Engineer – Sheldon Zaharko (he sleeps with a chainsaw) / Runner – Jason Van Ewyk
Reaction Studios – Toronto, Assistant Engineers – Chris Stringer, Tom Heron, Jeff Elliot / Runner – Kirk McNally
Mixed at Metalworks – Mississauga, Ontario, Assistant Engineers – Joel Kazmi, Ian Bodzasi
Mastered by Howie Weinberg, edited by Roger Lian at Masterdisk, NYC.
Hard Disk Recording and Computer Programming Assistance – Daniel Seguin, Ed Wilson
Pre-Production Assistant – Carl Petzelt
For their Technical Contributions:
Saved by Technology, Toronto | Marc Charpentier, Roger Salvesen, Vancouver | Russel Nash, George Leger, Los Angeles
Coll Audio Toronto | Morrie Eaman, Rene Spooner, Vancouver | Russ Ryan, Toronto
Reely Unique Rentals, Vancouver | Joel Singer, Audio Technica USA
Management – Ray Danniels for SRO Management Inc., Toronto
Design – Steve Mykolyn and Fuel Design Inc., Toronto
Photography – Michael Graf, Andrew MacNaughtan
THANKS AND I MEAN THANKS:
To Nancy, Julian and Kyla
For their encouragement, patience and patience!!
To Ben and David for so many hours (you bad boys you)!
Ben would like to thank in no small way – Ingrid, Izzy and Lucie
For their time and positive energy:
Val Azzoli, Ray Danniels, Pegi Cecconi, Liam Birt, Anna LeCoche, Randy Rolfe, Sheila Posner, Shelley Nott, Cynthia Barry, Karen Jones, Warren Seyffert, Jill Berliner
For their generosity of spirit:
Matt and April, Adam and J.J, Amy, Cailey and Parker Bruce Leonard, Greg Keplinger, Jeremy Taggart, Ed Wilson, Jason Sniderman, Robbie Higgins, Daniel R. for “supra”, JL, Martin Laba, The good people at Studio X, Ormond Jobim and the equally good people of Reaction Studios, Alex Andronache at Metalworks and of course (my soul brothers) Lerxst and Pratt!
© 2000 Atlantic Records © 2000 Anthem Entertainment