Kerry Ellis: Lead Vocals & Backing Vocals.
Brian May: Guitars, Bass, Piano, Keyboards & Backing Vocals.
John Miceli: Drums on tracks 1, 2 & 3.
Taylor Hawkins: Drums on tracks 4 & 5.
Rufus Taylor: Drums on tracks 6, 7, 8 & 9.
Roger Taylor: Drums (Sticks) on track 10.
Keith Prior: Drums (Brushes) on track 10.
Chris Chaney: Bass on track 5.
Produced by Brian May.
All tracks Arranged by Brian May & Steve Sidwell, except: Track 6 Arranged by Brian May
& Steve Sidewell with acknowledgement to Benny Andersson & Anders Elijas. Tracks 3, 7 & 11 Arranged by Brian May.
Co-Produced & Engineered by Justin Shirley-Smith & Kris Fredriksson. Recorded & Mixed At Allerton Hill, England.
Additional Engineering: John Lousteau (Studio 606), Joshua J Macrae (The Priory), Doug McKean (Lightning Sound
Studio), John Miceli (Sound Check Studios), Joe Kearns (British Grove Studios). Assistant Engineers: Steve Rea,
Russ Waugh, Rich Cooper, Jason Elliot.
The London Session Orchestra Conducted by Steve Sidwell
Tracks 1, 2, 6 & 9: Orchestra Leader: Jackie Shave. Recorded by Jonathan Allen at Abbey Road Studios, London.
Pro Tools: Sam Okell. Assistant: Paul Pritchard.
Tracks 4, 5 & 8: Orchestra Leader Perry Montague-Mason. Recorded by Steve Price at Angel Studios, London.
Pro Tools: Matt Bartram.
Track 10: Orchestra Leader Gavyn Wright. Recorded by Steve Price at Air Studios, London. Pro Tools: Tom Jenkins.
Assistant: Jake Jackson.
Orchestra Contractor: Isobel Griffiths. Assistant Orchestra Contractors: Charlotte Matthews & Lucy Whalley.
Orchestra Music Preparation & Additional Scoring by Richard Sidwell.
Mastered by Kevin Metcalfe at The Soundmasters, London.
Kerry would like to thank:
I would like to personally thank everyone involved in making this incredible album. I am overwhelmed by the care and support
that has gone into every inch of this journey.
Special thanks to all at Duck Productions - Pete Malandrone, Claire Bartlett and Phil Webb. Abbey Road and Angel Studios
and all the orchestral musicians. Mark Caylor at Tourist, Paul and Adele Rider, Simon Maynard and Marina Olivati.
To all my new friends at Decca Records - Dickon, Mark, Rebecca, Jude, Caroline, Emma, Alex, Tumi, Chris.
Nancy and Tom. Robert Lee and William Everitt at Lee and Thompson. Phil Symes. Justin Jeffreys.
Engineers Kris Fredriksson and Justin Shirley-Smith for your amazing attention to detail, dedication and unthinkable hours
in the studio. Steve Sidwell for breathtaking, brilliant orchestrations. Jim Beach for giving me your time and experience.
Rufus Taylor, John Miceli, Roger Taylor and Taylor Hawkins for guest drums. You have all been an inspiration.
Stephen Schwartz for giving your blessing and Don Black for writing new lyrics to an iconic ballad
and co-creating a new song for me. Jorg Betts for looking after me, I'm forever grateful and honoured.
All my family, friends and my brother Andrew for your love and belief.
James for loving me and being my daily strength.
To all the fans, thank you. To this day you continue to overwhelm me with your support.
Finally, to my producer and friend Brian May. You saw something special in me and invested time,
care and knowledge in making me the artist I am today. I can't thank you enough for everything you have done.
Brian would like to thank:
Jim Beach, Claire Bartlett, Sara Bricusse, Pete Malandrone, Richard Gray, Greg Brooks, Phil Webb, Justine Ellis,
Declan O'Regan, Graham Meek, Siobhan Paine, Alex Wordsworth, David Stewart, Robert Lee,
Charles D'Atri (Hollywood Records), Rupert Style, and Dickon Stainer.
Kerry Ellis Management by Jorg Betts. Brian May Management by Jim Beach.
Design and art direction by www.wearetourist.com
Photography by Paul Rider.