"The World Without Us" is a collaborative project that considers the fragility of human life and the importance of "us" in a world divided.
Featuring only live instruments played by human touch, underscored by field recordings, this album captures the collaboration and friendship of multiple musicians from the Delaware area and beyond.
released June 2, 2017
All songs written, produced, and performed by Noelle Picara. Engineered and co-produced by Sam Nobles in Wilmington, DE. Mixing and Mastering by Jess Fenton in San Francisco. Additional engineering and production by Brian Viglione in New York City. Photography by Joe del Tufo. Graphic Design by Jason Olney.
Piano and lead vocals: Noelle Picara. Drums: Brian Viglione. Upright Bass, Guitars, and Sitar: Sam Nobles. Violin: Christina von Duyke. Electric Bass: Joe Testa. Backing vocals: Sharon Sable. Cello: Sheila Hershey. Flugelhorn (Faces): Rob Zinn. Kazoos and Acoustic Guitar (Faces): Jacopo de Nicola. Additional backing vocals: Bennett Atwater and Abigail Horgan.
Essential creative and other support by: Jeremy Hebbel, Gayle Dillman, Angela Sheik, Dani Mari, Wes Morton, Rachel Schain, Emily von Fange, Jesse Goldman, Alisa Schneidman, Rick Neidig, Ritchie Rubini, Sarah Koon, Charles Umiker, Denise Corrado, David and Jenna White, Gable Music Ventures, Female Frequency, and the Tatnall School.
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