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    ZIA - BIG BANG (2000)
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About:
Most of ZIA's live show consists of material from Big Bang, and if you do not yet own a ZIA CD, buy this one first! The title track is about the grand cosmic event, the Big Bang, from which we were born. Golden and Nibiru were strongly inspired by Zecharia Sitchin's book The 12th Planet. This CD goes beyond Elaine's love for cold technology and outer space, with some slightly more down to Earth songs, emotionally inspired during Elaine's married years. lyrics

Credits:
All songs were written and produced by Elaine Walker.
1,2,4,5,9,10 and 12 co-produced by Mike Farrentino and engineered by Andres Karu.
6 and 8 co-produced and engineered by Dan Mullen.
3,7 and 11 engineered by Elaine Walker.
Mastering on 3,6,7,8 and 11 by Dan Mullen.
Final Mastering by Marc-Dieter Einstmann.
Vocal harmonies on 3,11 and 12 by Liz Lysinger.
Drum programming on 1,2,4,5,10 and 12 by Andres Karu.
Flute on 11 and 12 by Gia Catallucci.
Live drum performances on 1,4 and 10 by Gary Vitagliano.
Guitar samples on 8,9 and 10 provided by Dan Mullen.
Additional sound design on 3,5 and 7 by Dan Weingartner.
Drum loops on 8 provided by Dan Weingartner.
Cover art by Bob Gourley

All songs © 2000 ZIA (ASCAP) All rights reserved
Released by ZIA and Chaos Control Productions

Many thanks to Dan Mullen, Dr. Boulanger, Gia Catalluci, Dan Weingartner, Gary Vitagliano, Daniel Gauthier, Tobias Enhus, Shota Ebara, Jimmy Thayer, the National Space Society and the Boston Chapter, Chris and Anna Hull, Aaron Madden, Rose Gray, the Warfields, Meritsa Kalasz, our families, Gig Records, Baloney and Chadu, and to that great and mysterious cosmos from which we came.

This CD is in memory of the late Pete Conrad, Stanley Kubrick, Carl Sagan, Alan Shepard and Clyde Tombaugh for their optimism, bravery and their hopeful vision of our future, and to all others who follow in their paths.