"Shackleton's Voyage" is inspired by the extraordinary true story of Sir Ernest Shakleton's 1914-1916 'Imperial Trans-Antartic Expedition', which many consider 'the greatest survival story of all time'.
Produced, performed and recorded by Frank Bossert at Soundworks, mixed and mastered by Yogi Lang at Farmlands/Munich.
All music and lyrics written by Frank Bossert.
released February 8, 2009
Frank Bossert played:
Paul Reed Smith Custom and Fender Stratocaster electric guitars, Steinberger XL-2, Fender Precision and Music Man Stingray bass guitars, E-bow, Hanika 58 - PC classical guitar, Weber Bitterroot F5 mandolin, Brendan White Bodhrán, Andreas Eckermann medieval drums, Roland V-Drums, Roland Handsonic-10 and loads of small percussion instruments.
Keyboards and Synths: Moog Minimoog Voyager, Yamaha S-90, P-85, EX-SR, Aturia CS-80V, Roland XV-5080, JD-990, D-550, Korg Trinity Rack, O1R/W, EX-8000.
Special guest performances:
Billy Sherwood: All vocals on 'The Challenge' and 'Going Home'
Troy Donockley: Uilleann pipes and low whistle on 'Departure'
Yogi Lang: Moog on 'Heading South' and additional synths on 'Going Home' and 'Into The Lifeboats'
Kalema (Katharina Raschke, Lena Wulff, Martje Johannsen - lead voc.): Vocals on 'Will You Ever Return?'
Ian Dickinson: Narration on 'The Last Adventure', 'The Turning Point' and 'We Had Seen God!'
Also performing on "Shackleton's Voyage":
Stefan Markus: Uillean pipes on 'Plenty Of Time' and Steve Hanson: Brush snare on 'Departure'
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