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Oppy Music, Vol. I: Purple, Crayon. (1998)
Purple Cow Records

1. Sophia’s Dream (vs. Reality)
Mike Keneally – solo guitar, Marcelo Bi’afro, The Netherworld
James Klewin – electric guitar
Chris Opperman – grand piano, The Netherworld
Tricia Williams Steel – marimba, chimes
Brian O’Connell – bass guitar
Ty Paulsen – drum set

2. Shipped to the Sky
Chris Opperman – lead vocals, grand piano
Mike Keneally – back-up vocals, electric piano
James Klewin – electric guitar (plus solo)
Joe Conley – electric guitar
Brian O’Connell – bass guitar
Ty Paulsen – drum set

3. The 22nd Overture
Chris Opperman – grand piano, chimes, vibraslap
Tricia Williams Steel – marimba, chimes, crash cymbals
Joe Conley – stunt guitar
James Klewin – rhythm guitar
Brian O’Connell – bass guitar
Ty Paulsen – drum set, snare drums
Mike Keneally – woodblocks, back-up vocals
Erica Rae – back-up vocals
Cynthia Levinson Morse – back-up vocals
Wesley Livingston – back-up vocals
Satu Carlsten – back-up vocals
Tim Franklin – back-up vocals

4. Snot Woman: Act I, Scene 4
Amy Millette – Snot Woman
Mike Keneally – Humphrey Boogart
Joe Conley – electric guitar
James Klewin – electric guitar
Chris Opperman – grand piano, trumpet
Brandon Hunt – tenor saxophone
Chris Eskola – trombone
Brian O’Connell – bass guitar
Ty Paulsen – drum set

5. The Park Bench Canal
Joe Conley – lead guitar
James Klewin – electric guitar
Tricia Williams Steel – marimba
Chris Eskola – trombone
Chris Opperman – grand piano
Brian O’Connell – bass guitar
Ty Paulsen – drum set

6. Sharel’s Lullabye I
Chris Opperman – computer programming

 

7. Ain’t Got No Beef
Mike Keneally – Taco Bell Employee of the Month
Chris Opperman – disgruntled customer, trumpet, grand piano
Jeff Forrest – The Old Boat Guy, sound effects
Mark Boich – alto saxophone
Brandon Hunt – tenor saxophone
Chris Eskola – trombone
C.J. DeAngelus – baritone saxophone
Joe Conley – ska, latin, jazz, funk guitar
James Klewin – funk, surf guitar
Brian O’Connell – bass guitar
Ty Paulsen – drum set

8. Lincoln, Lincoln
Erica Rae – soprano
Cynthia Levinson Morse – alto
Satu Carlsten – alto
Tim Franklin – tenor, bass, sub-bass

9. Beware of the Random Factor
Chris Opperman – grand piano
Tricia Williams Steel – marimba
Chris Eskola – trombone
James Klewin – wah guitar
Joe Conley – acoustic guitar
Brian O’Connell – Chapman stick
Ty Paulsen – drum set

10. The Day Big Bird Turned Blue
Chris Opperman – computer programming

11. Send Your Money
Chris Opperman – lead vocals, trumpet, grand piano
Mark Boich – alto saxophone
Brandon Hunt – tenor saxophone
Chris Eskola – trombone
Joe Conley – lead guitar
James Klewin – wah guitar
Brian O’Connell – bass guitar
Ty Paulsen – drum set
Tricia Williams Steel – orchestral bells, shaker
Amy Millette – back-up vocals
Cynthia Levinson Morse – back-up vocals
Erica Rae – back-up vocals
Mike Keneally – Hell noises
Partygoers, Amens: CAST

12. Sharel’s Lullabye II
Chris Opperman – grand piano


Production Credits

Produced by Mike Keneally

All compositions composed and arranged by Chris Opperman, published worldwide by Phantom Moo Music (ASCAP).

Studios

Newbury Sound – Boston, MA – Steve Revilak, recording engineer

Double Time Studios – San Diego, CA – Jeff Forrest, recording/mixing engineer

John Golden Mastering – Newbury Park, CA – Geoff Sykes, mastering engineer

Artwork, etc.

atticus wolrab – artwork

Tanya Smith Steel – shoe model

Chris Opperman – photography

© 1998 Purple Cow Records. All compositions published worldwide by Phantom Moo Music (ASCAP). All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication or sampling is a violation of applicable laws. Made in America.