All songs written & composed by Corey Isenor
Produced by Corey Isenor and Mark Geddes
Recorded by Mark Geddes at The Gairdner Fine Arts Building, Sackville, NB, 27 St. James House, Sackville, NB and the Post Office, Paradise, NS.
Mixed by Mark Geddes at the Post Office, Paradise, NS.
Mastered by Colin Crowell in Halifax, NS.
Corey Isenor - Vocals, Guitar (Electric & Acoustic), Bass, Ukulele,
Autoharp, Harmonica, Piano/Organ, Hand Claps, Sweet Beats
Mark Geddes - Mandolin and Banjo
Luke Patterson - Drums
Rebecca MacKenzie - Trombone
Sackville Citizens Choir (on this particular recording) - Sandy, Ben, Alicia, Amy, James, Frances, & Corey
Cover and CD artwork by Corey Isenor
Thank you to my parents and family, all my good friends who have
supported me, the Mount Allison Fine Arts Department, Perry Eldridge,
Stephen (Buzz) Melanson, Frank Strain and Owen Griffiths,
The Sackville Citizens Choir and everyone who’s ever been a part of it,
Stereophonic/CHMA Radio Station 106.9 FM, Sackville, NB,
Struts Gallery, The Pub, Georges Fabulous Roadhouse, Bridgeport Falls, and lastly everyone who listens and sings along.
1. Go Tie Your Shoes - 4:00
2. In Your Arms Tonight - 3:38
3. Why Do You Believe In Love? - 6:21
4. Carolina - 4:35
5. Oh No! - 2:50
6. Chores In The Summertime - 3:23
7. Are You Ready? - 6:11
8. When You Fall - 5:46
9. Burning In Your Hands - 4:12
On 'Absinthe & Smoke', Corey Isenor moves away from the country sound of his previous albums to focus on more of a roots-
rock, folk-pop sound. Over the course of the ten tracks, the Nova Scotian songwriter vigilantly explores themes of youthful disenchantment, our existential place in the modern world, the passage of time, and - of course - romance - Pigeon Row...more