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Alex Williams

Better Than Myself

Release date: August 11, 2017
Label: Big Machine Records

“Better Than Myself’ Tracklist: 
1. Better Than Myself (Alex Williams, Greg Becker)
2. Hellbent Hallelujah (Williams, Neal Coty, Jimmy Melton)
3. More Than Survival (Williams, Marshall Altman)
4. Freak Flag (Williams, Altman)
5. Week Without A Drink (Williams, Brandon Kinney, Jimmy Yeary)
6. A Little Too Stoned (Williams, Becker)
7. Old Tattoo (Williams)
8. Strange Days (Williams, Altman)
9. Pay No Mind (Williams, Becker)
10. Can’t Get Enough Of You (Williams, Altman)
11. Few Short Miles (Bobby’s Song) (Williams)
12. Last Cross (Williams, Becker)

CREDITS:

Better Than Myself

Written by Alex Williams, Greg Becker
Produced by Julian Raymond
Recorded by Howard Willing at Blackbird Studios (Nashville, TN); Assisted by Seth Morton
Mixed by Howard Willing at The Bear’s Lair (Nashville, TN)
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Production Coordination by Laurel Kittleson, Doug Rich, Janice Soled, Brianna Steinitz
Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Alex Williams
Guitar – Tom Bukovac, JT Corenflos
Steel Guitar, Dobro – Dan Dugmore
Bass – Joeie Canaday
Harmonica – Mickey Raphael
Piano, Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes – Matt Rollings
Drums, Percussion – Victor Indrizzo
Background Vocals – Wyatt Beard
Pro Tools Engineer – Lars Fox

“Hellbent Hallelujah”

Written by Alex Williams, Neal Coty, Jimmy Melton
Produced by Julian Raymond
Recorded by Howard Willing at Blackbird Studios (Nashville, TN); Assisted by Seth Morton
Mixed by Howard Willing at The Bear’s Lair (Nashville, TN)
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Production Coordination by Laurel Kittleson, Doug Rich, Janice Soled, Brianna Steinitz
Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Alex Williams
Guitar – Tom Bukovac, JT Corenflos
Steel Guitar, Dobro – Dan Dugmore
Bass – Joeie Canaday
Piano, Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes – Matt Rollings
Drums, Percussion – Victor Indrizzo
Background Vocals – Wyatt Beard
Pro Tools Engineer – Lars Fox

“More Than Survival”

Written by Alex Williams, Marshall Altman
Produced by Julian Raymond
Recorded by Howard Willing at Blackbird Studios (Nashville, TN); Assisted by Seth Morton
Mixed by Howard Willing at The Bear’s Lair (Nashville, TN)
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Production Coordination by Laurel Kittleson, Doug Rich, Janice Soled, Brianna Steinitz
Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Alex Williams
Guitar – Tom Bukovac, JT Corenflos
Steel Guitar, Dobro – Dan Dugmore
Bass – Joeie Canaday
Piano, Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes – Matt Rollings
Drums, Percussion – Victor Indrizzo
Background Vocals – Wyatt Beard
Pro Tools Engineer – Lars Fox

“Freak Flag”

Written by Alex Williams, Marshall Altman
Produced by Julian Raymond
Recorded by Howard Willing at Blackbird Studios (Nashville, TN); Assisted by Seth Morton
Mixed by Howard Willing at The Bear’s Lair (Nashville, TN)
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Production Coordination by Laurel Kittleson, Doug Rich, Janice Soled, Brianna Steinitz
Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Alex Williams
Guitar – Tom Bukovac, JT Corenflos
Steel Guitar, Dobro – Dan Dugmore
Bass – Joeie Canaday
Piano, Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes – Matt Rollings
Drums, Percussion – Victor Indrizzo
Background Vocals – Wyatt Beard
Pro Tools Engineer – Lars Fox

“Week Without A Drink”

Written by Alex Williams, Brandon Kinney, Jimmy Yeary
Produced by Julian Raymond
Recorded by Howard Willing at Blackbird Studios (Nashville, TN); Assisted by Seth Morton
Mixed by Howard Willing at The Bear’s Lair (Nashville, TN)
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Production Coordination by Laurel Kittleson, Doug Rich, Janice Soled, Brianna Steinitz
Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Alex Williams
Guitar – Tom Bukovac, JT Corenflos
Steel Guitar, Dobro – Dan Dugmore
Bass – Joeie Canaday
Piano, Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes – Matt Rollings
Drums, Percussion – Victor Indrizzo
Background Vocals – Wyatt Bear
Pro Tools Engineer – Lars Fox

“A Little Too Stoned”

Written by Alex Williams, Greg Becker
Produced by Julian Raymond
Recorded by Howard Willing at Love Shack Studio (Nashville, TN)
Mixed by Howard Willing at The Bear’s Lair (Nashville, TN)
Mastered by TBD
Production Coordination by Laurel Kittleson, Doug Rich, Janice Soled, Brianna Steinitz
Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Alex Williams
Guitar – Michael LoPinto
Steel Guitar – Dan Dugmore
Bass – Jon Wagenman
Drums, Percussion – Matthew Carter
Background Vocals – Michael LoPinto

“Old Tattoo”

Written by Alex Williams
Produced by Julian Raymond
Recorded by Howard Willing at Blackbird Studios (Nashville, TN); Assisted by Seth Morton
Mixed by Howard Willing at The Bear’s Lair (Nashville, TN)
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Production Coordination by Laurel Kittleson, Doug Rich, Janice Soled, Brianna Steinitz
Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Alex Williams
Guitar – Tom Bukovac, JT Corenflos
Steel Guitar, Dobro – Dan Dugmore
Bass – Joeie Canaday
Harmonica – Mickey Raphael
Piano, Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes – Matt Rollings
Drums, Percussion – Victor Indrizzo
Background Vocals – Wyatt Beard
Pro Tools Engineer – Lars Fox

“Strange Days”

Written by Alex Williams, Marshall Altman
Produced by Julian Raymond
Recorded by Howard Willing at Blackbird Studios (Nashville, TN); Assisted by Seth Morton
Mixed by Howard Willing at The Bear’s Lair (Nashville, TN)
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Production Coordination by Laurel Kittleson, Doug Rich, Janice Soled, Brianna Steinitz
Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Alex Williams
Guitar – Tom Bukovac, JT Corenflos
Steel Guitar, Dobro – Dan Dugmore
Bass – Joeie Canaday
Piano, Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes – Matt Rollings
Drums, Percussion – Victor Indrizzo
Background Vocals – Wyatt Beard
Pro Tools Engineer – Lars Fox

“Pay No Mind”

Written by Alex Williams, Greg Becker
Produced by Julian Raymond
Recorded by Howard Willing at Blackbird Studios (Nashville, TN); Assisted by Seth Morton
Mixed by Howard Willing at The Bear’s Lair (Nashville, TN)
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Production Coordination by Laurel Kittleson, Doug Rich, Janice Soled, Brianna Steinitz
Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Alex Williams
Guitar – Tom Bukovac, JT Corenflos
Steel Guitar, Dobro – Dan Dugmore
Bass – Joeie Canaday
Piano, Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes – Matt Rollings
Drums, Percussion – Victor Indrizzo
Background Vocals – Wyatt Beard
Pro Tools Engineer – Lars Fox

“Can’t Get Enough Of You”

Written by Alex Williams, Marshall Altman
Produced by Julian Raymond
Recorded by Howard Willing at Blackbird Studios (Nashville, TN); Assisted by Seth Morton
Mixed by Howard Willing at The Bear’s Lair (Nashville, TN)
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Production Coordination by Laurel Kittleson, Doug Rich, Janice Soled, Brianna Steinitz
Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Alex Williams
Guitar – Tom Bukovac, JT Corenflos
Steel Guitar, Dobro – Dan Dugmore
Bass – Joeie Canaday
Piano, Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes – Matt Rollings
Drums, Percussion – Victor Indrizzo
Background Vocals – Wyatt Beard
Pro Tools Engineer – Lars Fox

“Few Short Miles (Bobby’s Song)”

Written by Alex Williams
Produced by Julian Raymond
Recorded by Howard Willing at Blackbird Studios (Nashville, TN); Assisted by Seth Morton
Mixed by Howard Willing at The Bear’s Lair (Nashville, TN)
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Production Coordination by Laurel Kittleson, Doug Rich, Janice Soled, Brianna Steinitz
Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Alex Williams
Guitar – Tom Bukovac, JT Corenflos
Steel Guitar, Dobro – Dan Dugmore
Bass – Joeie Canaday
Harmonica – Mickey Raphael
Piano, Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes – Matt Rollings
Drums, Percussion – Victor Indrizzo
Background Vocals – Wyatt Beard
Pro Tools Engineer – Lars Fox

“Last Cross”

Written by Alex Williams, Greg Becker
Produced by Julian Raymond
Recorded by Howard Willing at Blackbird Studios (Nashville, TN); Assisted by Seth Morton
Mixed by Howard Willing at The Bear’s Lair (Nashville, TN)
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Production Coordination by Laurel Kittleson, Doug Rich, Janice Soled, Brianna Steinitz
Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Alex Williams
Guitar – Tom Bukovac, JT Corenflos
Steel Guitar, Dobro – Dan Dugmore
Bass – Joeie Canaday
Piano, Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes – Matt Rollings
Drums, Percussion – Victor Indrizzo
Background Vocals – Wyatt Beard
Pro Tools Engineer – Lars Fox