// SUPERNOVA - TRACKLIST & CREDITS

01: STOP OFF AND GO

Written and produced by Matt Barker, Ali Rumba and MC Ricko. Spoken word samples by Brett Hewson and Mark Biggus. Main vocals by MC Ricko. Additional vocals by Matt Barker. Guitars performed by Danny Malone. Vocoder programming by Ali Rumba at Seismic Studios. All other programming by Matt Barker at Northstar Studios. Mastered by Nicky Howard for The Fat Mastering.

02: GRAVITY DOWN

Written by Matt Barker and Martin Finnigan. Produced by Matt Barker at Northstar Studios. Vocals by Martin Finnigan and Julie E. Gordon, recorded at Unit 26 Recording Studios, Media City, Salford. Mastered by Nicky Howard for The Fat Mastering.

03: SLEEPWALKER

Written and produced by Matt Barker at Northstar Studios.

04: MAKE THIS GO ON FOREVER

Written by Gary Lightbody, Nathan Connolly, Tom Simpson, Paul Wilson and Jonny Quinn. License administration services by Limelight. Produced by Matt Barker at Northstar Studios. Vocals performed by Matt Barker. Mastered by Nicky Howard for The Fat Mastering.

05: ABSENT MIND

Written and produced by Matt Barker. Vocals performed by Matt Barker. Spoken word vocals performed by Angie Brown. Mastered by Nicky Howard for The Fat Mastering.

06: EVENT HORIZON

Written and produced by Matt Barker at Northstar Studios.

07: TRUST DOESN'T RUST

Written by Matt Barker and Stephanie Kay. Produced by Matt Barker at Northstar Studios. Vocals by Stephanie Kay. Additional vocals by Angie Brown. Mastered by Nicky Howard for The Fat Mastering.

08: THIS TRUTH

Written by Anji Bee and Ryan Lum. Vocals by Anji Bee. Guitars by Ryan Lum. Additional production by Matt Barker at Northstar Studios.

09: COMING HOME

Written by Matt Barker, Phil Urry and Angie Brown. Vocals by Angie Brown. Produced by Matt Barker and Phil Urry. Mastered by Nicky Howard at The Fat Mastering.

10: STATIC SHOCK

Written by Matt Barker, Viba and Danny Malone. Vocals by Matt Barker. Guitars by Danny Malone. Produced by Viba and Matt Barker.

11: STRING THEORY

Written by Matt Barker and Joel North. Synth stems performed by Joel North. Additional production by Matt Barker at Northstar Studios.

12: PARTICLE GUITAR

Written and produced by Matt Barker and Ali Rumba at Seismic Studios.

13: SYMPHONY OF RAIN

Written by Matt Barker. Vocals by Matt Barker. Additional vocals by Julie E. Gordon and Angie Brown. Acoustic guitar performed by Matt Barker. Additional guitars performed by Danny Malone. Produced by Matt Barker at Northstar Studios.

14: SUPERNOVA SUN

Written and produced by Matt Barker. Vocals performed by Matt Barker. Guitars performed by Matt Barker. Mastered by Nicky Howard for The Fat Mastering.

15: THE FUTURE

Written by Martin Finnigan, Danny Malone, Ryan Morris and Julian Stone. Vocals by Martin Finnigan. Additional vocals by Matt Barker. Guitars by Danny Malone. Additonal bassline elements by Ryan Morris. Additional drums by Julian Stone. Produced by Matt Barker at Northstar Studios. Mastering by Nicky Howard at The Fat Mastering.

// ARTWORK

Album sleeve design by Matt Barker. Additional photography by Craige Barker, Susan Jennings and Stubeee. Used with permission.

WITH LOVE AND RESPECT

Thank you to James, Mum and Dad for the support, inspiration and dedication for this project. You are my world and everything that’s in it. Finny, Dan, Jules and Ryan for allowing me to keep the spirit of Mardrae alive. Julie Gordon and Angie Brown for your amazing vocals - top drawer and a pleasure to work with you. Anji Bee and Ryan Lum of Lovespirals for blindsiding me and proving that the power of music finds its own way. Ali Rumba and Phil Urry for being the soundboard and creative jazz behind every track. Viba and Joel – the closest friends I’ve never met. MC Ricko for repping Hull. Ben at Unit 26 Recording Studios and Nicky Howard at The Fat Matering. Brett Hewson for being there from the beginning. Stubeee, Craig Barker and Susan Jennings for the use of the photos. Mark Biggus, EZC, Ben Taylor and the Summer Time Radio family for the countless plugs and support. Ronny, Simon and the Josh Wink finger flick manoeuvres, Andrew & Kerry, James Junior, John Mouatt, Lee Newheiser, Jason Langler, Steve Kitteringham, Boothy, Jason Gambling, Dave Edeson, Leanne Smith, Inspire Communities, Slug & Sloth, Steve ‘Disco’ Newsome, Niel McGuggon, Allister Whitehead, Phil Rainey and the rest of The Rainband, A Me B, Definite Grooves, Brian Kidd, Carl Shawn, Mono Life, Cat Sized Panda, Matt Adair, Alan Raw and all at BBC Introducing, Darrell Holmes, Iain Manclark, Steve Scott, Rich Crosby, Paul Hirschfield, Mike Baker, Jamie Stevens, Paddy Foley, Craig Connor, Nick Goodman, Marko Dimitrijevic, Julien Verdet, Maria Moir, Paul Middleton, Charli Chmlowskyj, Dave Newlove, Jennie Dixon, Andy Render, Darren L, Will Kitching, Jon Coffee, Caz Andrews, Gary Hebblewhite, Danny Eyles, Shamoj Miah for introducing me to Cool Edit Pro all those years ago, Dom Forbes for showing me the power of Propellerhead Reason. BT has been a big inspiration of mine for years. I once had a dream where BT told me to not only reach for the treetops with my music, but embrace the dark roots down below. I then heard the essence of the track that became Event Horizon. Other big influences include Jaytech, John Digweed, Nick & Jody from Way Out West, Hybrid, Dave Seaman, Funkagenda, Michael Woods, Paul Oakenfold, Pete Tong, Kris Needs, Leftfield, Paul van Dyk, Moby, Chemical Brothers and Massive Attack. Finally you, for taking the time to listen.

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